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Eigenvectors and maximal vectors in Boolean vector spaces

Author: Ronald L. Sinzdak
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 47 (1975), 323-328
MathSciNet review: 0357452
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Abstract: In this paper it is shown that every idempotent, self-adjoint linear endomorphism in a finite-dimensional normed Boolean vector space has its norm as an eigenvalue. A completely algebraic proof is also given for the fact that every linear endomorphism in such a space possesses a maximal vector.

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Keywords: Boolean vector space, eigenvectors, eigenvalues, adjoint, linear endomorphism, projection, maximal vector, normal endomorphism
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