Sporadic bug in Mathematica 7.01.0 MatrixPower and/or Eigensystem functions on floating-point symmetric matrices with repeated eigenvalues
Note: From the comments submitted below by other StackExchange users it appears that this apparent bug was fixed sometime after version 7.0.1. I asked a vague variant of this question a few days ago, ...
NullSpace[_, Method->“OneStepRowReduction”] is sometimes wrong; how can I work out when this happens?
(This is on MMA 188.8.131.52 on OS X) I've just found a large matrix m for which NullSpace[m] and ...