
Re: second largest element in a matrix
Posted:
May 5, 2013 6:17 AM


"Nasser M. Abbasi" wrote in message <km5ave$8ff$1@speranza.aioe.org>...
> > I can only go by Mathematics. In Mathematics, a matrix > is rectangular array. That is what the teacher told us > in class. I also looked up in many other places. > > http://www.thefreedictionary.com/matrix > > "a. Mathematics A rectangular array of numeric or algebraic > quantities subject to mathematical operations. > b. Something resembling such an array, as in the regular > formation of elements into columns and rows." > > [... a long list that state more or less the same thing] >
[ 1 2 3 ] or [1; 2; 3] are a rectangular arrays of numerical numbers, therefore they are matrices. It seems totally coherent with this list of definitions to me.
Bruno

