Minors of a skew symmetric matrix: A combinatorial approach

Lars Winther Christensen, Oana Veliche, Jerzy Weyman

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Knuth’s combinatorial approach to Pfaffians is used to reprove and clarify a century-old formula, due to Brill. It expresses arbitrary minors of a skew symmetric matrix in terms of Pfaffians.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)658-663
Number of pages6
JournalElectronic Journal of Linear Algebra
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2020


  • Minor
  • Pfaffian


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