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Who coined the term Sparse Matrix?

(a) Harry Markowitz

(b) James Sylvester

(c) Chris Messina

(d) Arthur Cayley

My question is from Arrays Types in section Arrays Types of Data Structures & Algorithms I

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Correct answer is (a) Harry Markowitz

Best explanation: Harry Markowitz coined the term Sparse Matrix. James Sylvester coined the term Matrix. Chris Messina coined the term Hashtag and Arthur Cayley developed the algebraic aspects of a matrix.

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