Am I right that "spectral decomposition" for symmetric matrix and "singular value decomposition" for non square matrix? Any clarification would be appreciated.


marked as duplicate by whuber Jul 5 '16 at 18:54

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  • $\begingroup$ Search our site! Oh--I see that a previous question of yours is the top hit. What precisely do you need explained that isn't already answered there? $\endgroup$ – whuber Jul 5 '16 at 18:54
  • $\begingroup$ @ huber - I wish I had. In a moment, well 15 minutes of boredom, I answered the question :) $\endgroup$ – aginensky Jul 5 '16 at 18:56