Vectorization of Matrices and Matrix Functions: Matrix Differentiation

  • Phoebus J. Dhrymes


It is frequently more convenient to write a matrix in vector form. For lack of a suitable term we have coined for this operation the phrase “vectorization of matrices.” For example, if A is a matrix of parameters and à the corresponding matrix of estimators it is often necessary to consider the distribution of
$$\tilde A - A.$$




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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Phoebus J. Dhrymes
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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