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Definition of the noun eigen

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  1. German chemist who did research on high-speed chemical reactions (born in 1927)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Eigen: Manfred Eigen
    • instance of: chemist = a scientist who specializes in chemistry


Eigen is a high-level C++ library of template headers for linear algebra, matrix and vector operations, numerical solvers and related algorithms. Eigen is an open source library licensed under MPL2 starting from version 3.1.1. Earlier versions were licensed under LGPL3+.

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Google previewVariational Methods for Eigenvalue Problems (1995)

An Introduction to the Methods of Rayleigh, Ritz, Weinstein, and Aronszajn by Sydney Henry Gould

The German word eigen means characteristic and the hybrid word eigenvalue is used for characteristic numbers in order to avoid confusion with the many other uses in English of the word characteristic. The desire to avoid a half-German, ...

Google previewSpatial Data Analysis in Ecology and Agriculture Using R (2012)

by Richard E. Plant

Eigen is a German word that can be translated as “particular.” “Eigenvalue" and " eigenvector" are hybrid German-English words that are usually rendered in English as "characteristic value" and “characteristic vector.” In general, if there is a ...

Google previewDictionary of European Proverbs (2012)

by Emanuel Strauss

eigen Feuer und Herd kocht wohl c) eigner Herd ist ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Scientists (2007)

by Elizabeth H. Oakes

EIGEN, MANFRED 205 Paul Ehrlich, who did pioneering research in hematology , chemotheraphy, and immunology (Smith Collection, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania) Steiglitz appointed him as its director. In 1899 ...

Google previewElectrochemical Dictionary (2012)

by Allen J. Bard, György Inzelt, Fritz Scholz

Eigen complex 247 solution containing lithium hydroxide ( LiOH) is the electrolyte. The Ni Fe cell is represented as ./Fe/KOH/NiOOH.C/. The charge–discharge reactions for the Edison (Ni Fe) cell are as follows: 2NiOOH ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Civil Society (2009)

by Helmut K. Anheier, Stefan Toepler

Eigen, Peter ALEXIA DUTEN Basic Bibliographical Information Born in ...

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Eigen suriname gebarentaal ~ Suriname's own sign language

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A theory can be proved by experiment; but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory. (Manfred Eigen)
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Scrabble value of E1I1G2E1N1

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