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After Carl Gustav Jakob Jacobi, a German mathematician of the 19th century
Jacobian (not comparable)
- Used to specify certain mathematical objects named in honour of C. G. J. Jacobi.
- The Jacobian matrix has partial derivatives as its entries.
Jacobian (plural Jacobians)
- (calculus) A Jacobian matrix or its associated operator.
- (calculus) The determinant of such a matrix.
the determinant of the Jacobian matrix