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MatrixTrace Method (Single)

Gets the trace of a matrix.

Namespace:  Accord.Math
Assembly:  Accord.Math (in Accord.Math.dll) Version: 3.8.0
public static float Trace(
	this float[,] matrix
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Type: SystemSingle

Return Value

Type: Single

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type . When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).
The trace of an n-by-n square matrix A is defined to be the sum of the elements on the main diagonal (the diagonal from the upper left to the lower right) of A.
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