Skew-symmetric Matrix

Skew-symmetric Matrix

In mathematics, and in particular linear algebra, a skew-symmetric (or antisymmetric or antimetric) matrix is a square matrix A whose transpose is also its negative; that is, it satisfies the equation A = −AT. If the entry in the i th row and j th column is aij, i.e. A = (aij) then the skew symmetric condition is aij = −aji. For example, the following matrix is skew-symmetric:

0 & 2 & -1 \\
-2 & 0 & -4 \\
1 & 4 & 0\end{bmatrix}.

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