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# The degree of the E-characteristic polynomial of an even order tensor

Department of Mathematics, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, Hunan 410073, PR China; Department of Mathematics, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong; Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong; School of Operations Research and Management Sciences, Qufu Normal University, Rizhao, Shandong 276800, PR China

Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications (Impact Factor: 1.05). 01/2007; DOI: 10.1016/j.jmaa.2006.07.064 -
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