Eigenvalues and eigenvectors

  • Alfio Quarteroni
  • Fausto Saleri
  • Paola Gervasio
Part of the Texts in Computational Science and Engineering book series (TCSE, volume 2)


Given a square matrix \(\mathrm{A}\in\mathbb{C}^{n\times n}\), the eigenvalue problem consists in finding a scalar λ (real or complex) and a nonnull vector x such that
Any such λ is called an eigenvalue of A, while x is the associated eigenvector.


Power Method Initial Vector Maximum Modulus Large Modulus Minimum Modulus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfio Quarteroni
    • 1
  • Fausto Saleri
    • 2
  • Paola Gervasio
    • 3
  1. 1.MATHICSE-CMCSEcole Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.MOX - Politecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly
  3. 3.DICATAMUniversità degli Studi di BresciaBresciaItaly

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