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of a set in a vector space

The intersection of all subspaces containing . The set is also called the subspace generated by .


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This is also called the linear envelope. The closure of the linear hull of a set is called the linear closure of this set.

How to Cite This Entry:
Linear hull. M.I. Voitsekhovskii (originator), Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Linear_hull&oldid=12870
This text originally appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098