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Nonnegative idempotent matrices

Author: Ralph DeMarr
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 45 (1974), 185-188
MSC: Primary 15A48
MathSciNet review: 0354738
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Abstract: Elementary ideas in the theory of partially ordered linear algebras are used to describe the structure of nonnegative idempotent matrices. In particular, we obtain a kind of ``spectral decomposition'' theorem for such matrices.

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Keywords: Partially ordered linear algebra, matrix inequalities, idempotent matrices
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