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Noun: diagonalization  dI,a-gu-nu-lu'zey-shun [N. Amer], dI,a-gu-nu-lI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. (matrix algebra) changing a square matrix to diagonal form (with all non-zero elements on the principal diagonal)
    "the diagonalization of a normal matrix by a unitary transformation";
    - diagonalisation [Brit]

Derived forms: diagonalizations

Type of: resolution, resolving

Encyclopedia: Diagonalization