Cauchy-Schwarz inequality

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Etymology[edit]

Named after Augustin-Louis Cauchy and Hermann Amandus Schwarz.

Noun[edit]

Cauchy-Schwarz inequality (plural Cauchy-Schwarz inequalities)

  1. (linear algebra, analysis) A theorem which states that the absolute value of the dot product between two vectors is less than or equal to the product of the magnitudes of the two vectors.