Robert P. Munafo, 1998 May 4.
Definitions : math. The number of dimensions of scalar information which must be used to encode the value of a tensor.
Ordinary scalars (real numbers) are rank-0.
Vectors are rank-1.
Matrices are rank-2.
From the Mandelbrot Set Glossary and Encyclopedia, by Robert Munafo, (c) 1987-2017. Mu-ency index
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