Permanent

The permanent of a square matrix in linear algebra is a function of the matrix similar to the determinant. The permanent, as well as the determinant, is a polynomial in the entries of the matrix. Both permanent and determinant are special cases of a more general function of a matrix called the immanant.

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Francisco José Urrutia Olano
... Plenipotentiary to the governments of Bolivia, Spain, Switzerland, and Permanent Representative to the League of Nations Assembly, holding the Presidency of the Executive Council in representation of Colombia in 1928 ... In 1931 he was elected to serve as Permanent Judge on the Permanent Court of International Justice at The Hague, where he served until 1942 when he resigned due to theonset of World War II ...
Permanent - Computation
... The permanent is believed to be more difficult to compute than the determinant ... Gaussian elimination cannot be used to compute the permanent ... Moreover, computing the permanent of a 0-1 matrix (matrix whose entries are 0 or 1) is #P-complete ...

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