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piv·ot·ing

(pivŏt-ing)
A swinging motion of the hand and arm carried out by balancing on the fulcrum finger during periodontal scaling. The hand pivot is used to assist in maintaining adaptation of the working-end of the scaling instrument.

pivoting

said of the exercise demanded of a horse when testing a limb for weakness or lameness; the horse is forced to turn very tightly so that it actually pivots on the limb being examined.
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pivoting also provides an LDU-decomposition with L and U well conditioned as the following result shows.
pivoting strategy consists of choosing as pivot row in each step the row whose elements give a maximal sum and it can be implemented in such a way that it costs O([n.
pivoting strategy (take into account that each of those components of [b.
The next example shows that applying symmetric complete pivoting to an M-matrix diagonally dominant by columns does not guarantee that the upper triangular factor is diagonally dominant, in contrast to the symmetric m.
pivoting is diagonally dominant by rows and satisfies [[kappa].
pivoting, we can calculate the corresponding sequence of vectors:
pivoting in order to choose the first pivot and forming the matrix [A.
pivoting of a nonsingular n x n M-matrix diagonally dominant by columns is O([n.
pivoting of a nonsingular n x n M-matrix diagonally dominant by columns is a rank revealing decomposition and, by Remark 4.
V FOSTER, The growth factor and efficiency of Gaussian elimination with rook pivoting, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 86 (1997), pp.