Matrix Norm and Spectral Norm

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This Demonstration shows how to find the spectral norm of any 2×2 matrix using the definition. The graphic shows the vectors with and their transformations vector (red arrows). The green arrows show the vector that gives the maximum and its transformation by .

Contributed by: Eugenio Bravo Sevilla (March 2011)
After work by: Antonio Jiménez Merchán (University of Seville)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




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