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Noun1.diagonalisation - changing a square matrix to diagonal form (with all non-zero elements on the principal diagonal); "the diagonalization of a normal matrix by a unitary transformation"
resolving, resolution - analysis into clear-cut components
matrix algebra - the part of algebra that deals with the theory of matrices
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v] is collinear with V), but keeping the algebraic property of diagonalisation of tensors, if expressed in covariant components.
Both matrices (4a) and (4b) have the same, frequency-dependent couple of double-multiplicity degenerate eigenvalues, but due to the structure of matrices F and R, diagonalisation can indeed be achieved in a frequency-independent way.
Like Godel's, the proof is obtained by the substitution of a name for a number in a certain crucial formula, but as Hersh comments it does not use diagonalisation (from his Notes at the back of the book).