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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2013, Article ID 680975, 7 pages
Research Article

On Nonnegative Moore-Penrose Inverses of Perturbed Matrices

Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600036, India

Received 22 April 2013; Accepted 7 May 2013

Academic Editor: Yang Zhang

Copyright © 2013 Shani Jose and K. C. Sivakumar. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Nonnegativity of the Moore-Penrose inverse of a perturbation of the form is considered when . Using a generalized version of the Sherman-Morrison-Woodbury formula, conditions for to be nonnegative are derived. Applications of the results are presented briefly. Iterative versions of the results are also studied.