# Sylvester's Influence on Applied Mathematics

@inproceedings{Higham2014SylvestersIO, title={Sylvester's Influence on Applied Mathematics}, author={Nicholas John Higham}, year={2014} }

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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