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Sylvester's Influence on Applied Mathematics

  title={Sylvester's Influence on Applied Mathematics},
  author={Nicholas John Higham},
James Joseph Sylvester coined the term ``matrix'' and contributed much to the early development of matrix theory. To mark the 200th anniversary of his birth I show how Sylvester's work on matrices continues to influence applied mathematics today. 

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