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# Charcot

Jean Baptiste Étienne Auguste
[zhahn ba-teest ey-tyen oh-gyst] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist eɪˈtyɛn oʊˈgüst/ (Show IPA), 1867–1936, French explorer.
his father, Jean Martin
[zhahn mar-tan] /ʒɑ̃ marˈtɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1825–93, French neuropathologist.
noun
Jean Martin (ʒɑ̃ martɛ̃). 1825–93, French neurologist, noted for his attempt using hypnotism to find an organic cause for hysteria, which influenced Freud

Charcot Char·cot (shär-kō’), Jean Martin. 1825-1893.

French neurologist. A teacher of Sigmund Freud and Alfred Binet, he is known for his investigations of nervous diseases, his work on hysteria, and his studies of hypnotism.

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• Characteristic-function

a function defined on a given set, having value 1 for every element of the set and value 0 for every element not contained in the set. characteristic polynomial. noun (maths) a function that assigns the value 1 to the members of a given set and the value 0 to its nonmembers (statistics) a function […]

• Characteristic-polynomial

an expression obtained from a given matrix by taking the determinant of the difference between the matrix and an arbitrary variable times the identity matrix.

• Characteristic-root

a scalar for which there exists a nonzero vector such that the scalar times the vector equals the value of the vector under a given linear transformation on a vector space. a root of the characteristic equation of a given matrix.

• Characteristic-vector

a vector for which there exists a scalar such that the value of the vector under a given transformation is equal to the scalar times the vector.

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