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Re: Outer product in mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg51352] Re: Outer product in mathematica
  • From: Albert Reiner <areiner at>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 02:45:48 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Norwegian university of science and technology
  • References: <ckd5i8$4vj$> <ckllnj$err$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

[Jonas Sourlier <aeroswiss at>, Thu, 14 Oct 2004 10:51:31 +0000 (UTC)]:
> okay, thanks alot. Could it be that "outer product" in English means
> only the tensor outer product, meanwhile in German "äusseres Produkt"
> has more the sense of the antisymmetric tensor product
> ("wedge-product")? Our professor talked only about the second one...

I have often heard the term "direktes Produkt" for what Outer does.


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