Characterizing injectivity of classes of maps via classes of matrices

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Elisenda Feliu, Stefan Müller, Georg Regensburger

We present a framework for characterizing injectivity of classes of maps (on cosets of a linear subspace) by injectivity of classes of matrices. Using our formalism, we characterize injectivity of several classes of maps, including generalized monomial and monotonic (not necessarily continuous) maps. In fact, monotonic maps are special cases of {\em component-wise affine} maps. Further, we study compositions of maps with a matrix and other composed maps, in particular, rational functions. Our framework covers classical injectivity criteria based on mean value theorems for vector-valued maps and recent results obtained in the study of chemical reaction networks.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftLinear Algebra and Its Applications
Vol/bind580
Sider (fra-til)236-261
ISSN0024-3795
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 31 jan. 2019

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