of a set in a vector space
The intersection of all subspaces containing . The set is also called the subspace generated by .
This is also called the linear envelope. The closure of the linear hull of a set is called the linear closure of this set.
Linear hull. M.I. Voitsekhovskii (originator), Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Linear_hull&oldid=12870