NIST

matrix

(data structure)

Definition: A two-dimensional array. By convention, the first index is the row, and the second index is the column.

Specialization (... is a kind of me.)
square matrix, rectangular matrix, sparse matrix, lower triangular matrix, upper triangular matrix, ragged matrix, uniform matrix.

Aggregate child (... is a part of or used in me.)
matrix multiplication.

Note: Often implemented as an array.

Author: PEB

Implementation

(Fortran), (C++)
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Paul E. Black, "matrix", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 25 March 2016. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/matrix.html