a mathematical operator with the property that applying it to a linear combination of two objects yields the same linear combination as the result of applying it to the objects separately.
noun, Optics. 1. . noun, Optics. 1. polarization of light in which the vibrations are confined to a single plane, that of the wave front. noun 1. a type of polarization in which the electric vector of waves of light or other electromagnetic radiation is restricted to vibration in a single plane
noun, Mathematics. 1. any of several methods for finding where a given linear function of several nonnegative variables assumes an extreme value and for determining the extreme value, the variable usually being subjected to constraints in the form of linear equalities or inequalities. noun 1. (maths) a technique used in economics, etc, for determining the […]
noun, Statistics. 1. regression analysis in which the dependent variable is assumed to be linearly related to the independent variable or variables.
noun, Mathematics. 1. . noun 1. (maths) another name for vector space