Jacobian

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: yä'kõ-bi-un, IPA(key): /ˈjɑː.kəʊ.bi.ən/
  • IPA(key): /dʒəˈkoʊbijɨn/

Etymology[edit]

After Carl Gustav Jakob Jacobi, a German mathematician of the 19th century

Adjective[edit]

Jacobian (not comparable)

  1. Used to specify certain mathematical objects named in honour of C. G. J. Jacobi.
    The Jacobian matrix has partial derivatives as its entries.

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Noun[edit]

Jacobian (plural Jacobians)

  1. (calculus) A Jacobian matrix or its associated operator.
  2. (calculus) The determinant of such a matrix.

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