### Definition of Scalar matrix

1. Noun. A diagonal matrix in which all of the diagonal elements are equal.

Generic synonyms: Diagonal Matrix
Specialized synonyms: Identity Matrix, Unit Matrix

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### Literary usage of Scalar matrix

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1. Introduction to Higher Algebra by Maxime Bôcher (1907)
"If we denote by k the scalar matrix just written, and by a any matrix of the ... If now, besides the scalar matrix k, we have a second scalar matrix 1 in ..."

2. Spatial Statistics and Imaging by Antonio Possolo (1991)
"o (15) implies that all the Fi are zero matrices, ie, the linear independence of the scalar matrix functions fo, . . . ,fp is equivalent to the linear ..."

3. Towards SQL Database Language Extensions for Geographic Information Systems edited by Vincent B. Robinson, Henry Tom (1993)
"... as multiplication of a matrix by a scalar, MATRIX(M,N) satisfies the axioms of a vector space over the base field. In addition, with Identity as the ..."

4. Introduction to Higher Algebra by Maxime Bôcher (1907)
"If we denote by k the scalar matrix just written, and by a any matrix of the ... If now, besides the scalar matrix k, we have a second scalar matrix 1 in ..."

5. Spatial Statistics and Imaging by Antonio Possolo (1991)
"o (15) implies that all the Fi are zero matrices, ie, the linear independence of the scalar matrix functions fo, . . . ,fp is equivalent to the linear ..."

6. Towards SQL Database Language Extensions for Geographic Information Systems edited by Vincent B. Robinson, Henry Tom (1993)
"... as multiplication of a matrix by a scalar, MATRIX(M,N) satisfies the axioms of a vector space over the base field. In addition, with Identity as the ..."