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Generalized power symmetric
stochastic matrices

Authors: R. B. Bapat, S. K. Jain and K. Manjunatha Prasad
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 127 (1999), 1987-1994
MSC (1991): Primary 05B20, 15A09, 15A51
Published electronically: March 17, 1999
MathSciNet review: 1641629
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Abstract: We characterize stochastic matrices $A$ which satisfy the equation $(A^p) ^T = A^m$ where $p < m$ are positive integers.

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R. B. Bapat
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Indian Statistical Institute, 7 S.J.S. Sansanwal Marg, New Delhi 110016, India

S. K. Jain
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701

K. Manjunatha Prasad
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Manipal Institute of Technology, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737102 India

Received by editor(s): October 22, 1997
Published electronically: March 17, 1999
Additional Notes: This work was done while the second author was visiting Indian Statistical Institute in November-December 1996 and July-August 1997. He would like to express his thanks for the warm hospitality he enjoyed during his visits as always. Partially supported by Research Challenge Fund, Ohio University
Communicated by: Jeffry N. Kahn
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