Left Eigenvector

A left eigenvector is defined as a row vector X_L satisfying


In many common applications, only right eigenvectors (and not left eigenvectors) need be considered. Hence the unqualified term "eigenvector" can be understood to refer to a right eigenvector.

See also

Eigenvalue, Eigenvector, Right Eigenvector

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Left Eigenvector." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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