# An empty exercise

• Published in 1990
The exercise in question concerns the rules which should govern the treatment of empty matrices in a matrix-oriented computing environment like MATLAB. This provides students of Linear Algebra with an unusual test of their understanding of the standard definitions and rules governing matrices.

### BibTeX entry

@article{Anemptyexercise,
title = {An empty exercise},
abstract = {The exercise in question concerns the rules which should govern the treatment of empty matrices in a matrix-oriented computing environment like MATLAB. This provides students of Linear Algebra with an unusual test of their understanding of the standard definitions and rules governing matrices.},
url = {https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=122273 http://ftp.cs.wisc.edu/Approx/empty.pdf},
year = 1990,
author = {Carl de Boor},
comment = {},
urldate = {2018-01-24},
collections = {Attention-grabbing titles,Basically computer science,Notation and conventions}
}