Matrix factorizations and integrable systems

P. Deift, L. C. Li, C. Tomei

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We show that the QR, LU and Cholesky algorithms to compute the eigenvalues of real matrices are the integer time evaluations of completely integrable Hamiltonian flows.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)443-521
Number of pages79
JournalCommunications on Pure and Applied Mathematics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jun 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics


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