|MATLAB Function Reference|
H = hilb(n)
returns the Hilbert matrix of order
The Hilbert matrix is a notable example of a poorly conditioned matrix . The elements of the Hilbert matrices are .
Even the fourth-order Hilbert matrix shows signs of poor conditioning.
See the M-file for a good example of efficient MATLAB programming where conventional |
 Forsythe, G. E. and C. B. Moler, Computer Solution of Linear Algebraic Systems, Prentice-Hall, 1967, Chapter 19.