scalar_field
has definitions from the field of mathematics


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[ noun ] (mathematics) a field of scalars
Used in print (Kenneth Hoffman and Ray Kunze, Linear Al...)We can do this through the characteristic values and vectors of T in certain special cases , i.e. , when the minimal polynomial for T factors over the scalar_field F into a product of distinct monic_polynomials of degree 1 . First , T may not have a single characteristic value ; this is really a deficiency in the scalar_field , namely , that it is not algebraically closed . Related terms 
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