determinant of the Vandermonde matrix

Let R be a commutative ring with identity, and fix elements a1,a2,,anR. The determinantMathworldPlanetmath of the Vandermonde matrixMathworldPlanetmath ((ai)j-1)i,j=1n is equal to the product

Title determinant of the Vandermonde matrix
Canonical name DeterminantOfTheVandermondeMatrix
Date of creation 2013-03-22 14:33:52
Last modified on 2013-03-22 14:33:52
Owner GeraW (6138)
Last modified by GeraW (6138)
Numerical id 10
Author GeraW (6138)
Entry type Result
Classification msc 15A57
Classification msc 65F99
Classification msc 65T50
Synonym Vandermonde determinantMathworldPlanetmath