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A Possible Permanent Formula

David Callan
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American Mathematical Monthly
Year: 1994
Issue: June/July
Page range: 571-573

Unlike its cousin, the determinant, few simple explicit frmulas are known for the permanents of specific matrices. One of these few is Scott's formula. ... The proofs all use a classical result of Borchardt (unfortunately of rather limited scope) that converts the problem to an evaluation of determinants, and this evaluation relies on the tractability of circulant matrices.

*Mathematics > Algebra > Linear Algebra

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