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What is an eigenvector?

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  1. Owlfred
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    well, an eigenvector is a non-zero vector that when multiplied with the matrix remain proportional to the original vector, that is, the eigenvector only changes magnitude and does not change direction

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    If you think of matrix multiplication as moving vectors around, an eigenvector is one that just gets longer or shorter but doesn't change direction.

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    your mom is an eigenvector

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    the concept of shortening or stretching an eigenvector is misleading since it's not the conventional vector space we are dealing with here, rather it's an abstract vector space . well if you want to see the physics behind it is the ensemble of basis which constitutes an experimental system whom we perturb with a physically realizable operator (hermittion) and then we get an observation which is real...i would like to hear back from you on this to know your further queries on this.

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    the concept of shortening or stretching an eigenvector is misleading since it's not the conventional vector space we are dealing with here, rather it's an abstract vector space . well if you want to see the physics behind it is the ensemble of basis which constitutes an experimental system whom we perturb with a physically realizable operator (hermittion) and then we get an observation which is real...i would like to hear back from you on this to know your further queries on this.

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