# Tagged Questions

Questions on the manipulation of matrices in Mathematica.

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### Checking powers of a matrix for zeros

I'm currently working on a project that deals with numerical semigroups and their connection to matrices. I'm pretty new to Mathematica, so I wouldn't be surprised if my question has a simple solution;...
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### Sorting a matrix except its last row

Given M = {{"Utah", 2}, {"Iowa", 1}, {"Maine", 3}, {"Total", 6}} I want to obtain the reverse-sorted result like this: ...
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### Building adjacency matrix from set data

I have two sets: games and players. Players pick their games. As such I will have data say g1={p1,p3,p5},g2={p2,p4},g3={p2,p3,p5}. My interest though is to build the connections among players because ...
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### Loop in solving multiple matrix calculation

I am wondering is there a way to use loop, like Do, For, to rewrite the last line in the code. I tried to use ...
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### Select positive value from a vector

I am wondering how to pick out the positive Omega value from soln, and make these positive values into a row vector. I know how ...
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### Factor vector out of a matrix

I am wondering how to factor a[1],a[2],...,a[4] out of sim so that I can write sim as the ...
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### Mapping a function over n levels

I want to map a function over a matrix of rank n, for example: ...
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### How to drop the identical rows and columns of a matrix?

I'm currently trying to find a way to eliminate from a square matrix of generic dimension the duplicate (up to sign) rows and columns, obtaining a smaller dimensional matrix. I searched around here ...
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### Matrix exponential via Cayley-Hamilton Theorem

I'm attempting to calculate the exponential of a matrix via Cayley-Hamilton theorem. (Following the "concrete example" from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cayley%E2%80%93Hamilton_theorem) I am having ...
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### Make an effective projection of matrix

To best explain my problem, I will take the following example: Consider the following matrix : ...
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### Finding if a matrix is square

I have a matrix which is constructed element by element through some iterations, and thus can be non-square. If it's not square, then I want to make it square filling with ...
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### A math function similar to “LatticeReduce” for finding linear independent basis

We would like to ask a math function similar to "LatticeReduce" for finding linear independent basis. The input is a list of vectors $M=\{v_1,v_2,v_3,\dots\}$, with the following property: There is a ...
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### How to define a matrix with all elements 0? [closed]

A matrix can be defined as M = Array[m, {3, 3}] which gives ...
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### Understanding the difference between matrix indices and image coordinates in context of ListDensityPlot

In Mathematica help it's written that: ListDensityPlot[array] -> generates a smooth density plot from an array of values. ...
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### Find positions where two matrices differ

I have two matrices A and B of identical dimensions. What's the simplest (shortest) way to find the indices of differing ...
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### Matrix exponential MatrixExp[] vs Sum[MatrixPower[]] doesn't match?

I might be an idiot, but I cannot get the manual expansion of $e^{At}$ to match the MatrixExp[A t] result. For example, I have the following: ...
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### Importing adjacency matrix from file of 0/1 arrays

Is it possible to import adjacency matrix for graph representation, from simple text file with NxN (rows x columns) of 0s/1s: 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
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### Are there any more time-efficient ways to solve a matrix equation than with SparseArray and LinearSolve?

I am trying to solve a matrix equation, with the matrix being tridiagonal. The problem I am having is that a message keeps appearing that I don't have enough memory. Here is the code: ...
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### Combining three R, G, B matrices into a single matrix of 3-tuples?

Working with Mathematica 8 on OSX here. I have three $1024 \times 1024$ matrices representing the counts from consecutive exposures onto a CCD with $R$, $G$, and $B$ filters on it, and am looking to ...
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### Show List of HighlightGraph Objects in Matrix

I'm new to Mathematica and can't get my problem solved. I want to display a list of HighlightGraph objects in MatrixForm like <...
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### Multiple swapping of rows and columns

m={{a, b, c, p}, {d, e, f, x}, {g, h, k, z}, {u, v, w, y}}; I want to swap 1st and 2nd rows by 4th and 3rd rows respectively. And then, swap 1st and 2nd columns ...
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### Plotting with ColorFunction -> GrayLevel - no black

This is probably a fairly trivial question, yet I have been unable to find an answer - help would be much appreciated! :) I am trying to plot a 28 x 28 matrix (tabulated data given here), containing ...
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### Matrix Operation

I have a $3\times3$ matrix A, and a function sTrans that outputs two $3\times3$ matrices in a list when given a $3\times3$ ...
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### Find the values of parameters so that the matrix is symmetric positive definite

Good evening , I have a matrix 20x20 in symbolic form. The matrix depends on 5 parameters (a,b,c,d,e). I would like to get the interval of each parameters that ensures that the matrix S is symmetric ...
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### How to sort the adjecency matrix of bipartite graph so to have two off-diagonal blocks

In a bipartite graphs there are two class of nodes, say A and B. Each node of class A may interact only with nodes of the class B, and viceversa. The corresponding adjecency matrix is thus composed by ...
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### How to get integer/rational and real eigenvectors to be the same? [duplicate]

forgive me if I missed this already being answered or too easy. Given a matrix: q = {{1, 3, 5}, {7, 11, 13}, {1/3, 1/7, 1/13}}; Eigenvectors are different here: ...
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### How to get more accurate orthonormal eigenvectors?

I have a matrix M with real entries in MachinePrecision. I compute its eigenvectors and construct matrix ...
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### How to compute variances from a matrix/table

I have created a matrix/table with an imported dataset. I want to know what the variance is for 3 values at a time but across 68 columns. I would like to do this in an automated way rather than 1 set ...
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### Mathematica program for PLUR decomposition of a symbolic matrix using full pivoting

I wanted to ask if there is a Mathematica program for PLUR decomposition of a symbolic matrix M, such that M = P*L*U*R, using FULL (row and column) pivoting, and where R = reduced row echelon form of ...
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### Computing residues of matrix valued functions symbolically

I have a somewhat specific application in mind, but I've run into this kind of problem a few times and never found an elegant solution. Is there an efficient way to get Mathematica to recognize that ...
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### Formatting All Appropriate Output as Desired Automatically

I want to output in MatrixForm whenever I have a list/vector/matrix, but I do not want to have to type out the command each time. How can I write one command at ...
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### Package for representation of groups (group theory)

I wanted to know if there is a package which allows to compute representations of a group like the definition representation, adjoint and so on (for example the Pauli matrix for $SU(2)$ if I specify ...
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### Mathematica does not respect tensor order?

I'm trying to verify an identity involving symmetric traceless tensors over the reals. What I tried was: ...
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### Symbolic scalar-by-matrix derivative

Let's say I want to calculate the following scalar-by-matrix derivative $$\frac{\partial}{\partial A} \text{tr} \left[(\vec X^T A)^T (\vec X^T A)\right],$$ with $\vec X$ and $A$ being a $n \times 1$ ...
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### Plot 3D boolean Array or matrix in Mathematica

I have been attempting several methods to plot a 3D diagram of a n by n boolean array in Mathematica but none of them produced satisfactory result. I want the $3D$ plot to have a cube when ...
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### Simplify matrix into an upper triangular matrix

I have a tridiagonal matrix that I am trying to simplify into an upper triangular matrix using Mathematica, so I can use back substitution and solve my linear system. I have found the command "...
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### Problem with Eigenvectors when given a matrix containing approximate numbers and symbols

I'm trying to diagonalize a certain 2 x 2 matrix, but Mathematica refuses to find the eigenvectors. In particular, when I input ...
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### Finding a better way to define a matrix

I first defined a 171x171 matrix containing only zeros and then replaced 18 specific rows with nonzero entries. The other $153$ rows will be average of $2$ of the existing $18$ rows. Rows $2$ ...
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### How to handle a sparse array of lists

I have data in the form of a sparse array of lists. For example: ...
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### How to combine matrix with array without cycles?

I am new to Mathematica. And I'm sorry for my English. I have created a matrix ($6 \times 4$) and an array ($1 \times 4$). I want to get another matrix that will have the first element from the array ...
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### Eigenvectors for a large symbolic matrix

I'm trying to compute the eigenvectors for a 42x42 symbolic matrix (with one variable) in Mathematica. I get the following error: Eigenvectors::eivec0: Unable to find all eigenvectors. >> and the ...
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### Making Monte Carlo simulation with ParallelTable

I would like to to MonteCarlo simulations of various regressions - basically, doing OLS under various conditions to test approaches. On my macpro 2x 2.8 GHz quad core Xeon, 32 Gb RAM DDR2 @ 667 Mhz, ...
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### Matrix substitution

I'm newbie in Mathematica and would like to ask one simple question. Let's say I have matrix with some elements == -1 ...
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### Specific entry of inverse of large matrix

Given a large (say 10x10) sparse Hermitian matrix with symbolic entries, I need four specific entries of the inverse matrix. It seems wasteful to me to compute 100 entries of which I only need a few ...
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### How to get diagonal matrix D from matrix multiplication of $s^{-1}$, P, and S

I am multiplying three matrices that should give me a diagonal matrix but instead of zeros for the other entries I get very small numbers. Can someone explain what is going on here and how I can fix ...
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### Eigenvector Anomaly

I'm trying to compute the eigenvectors for: $$M = \left( \begin{array}{ccc} 1 & 4 \\ 4 & 100 \end{array} \right)$$ Both myself and Mathematica report the eigenvalues as:  \lambda_1 = \...
I would like a fast method of creating a sample of random numbers which corresponds to the eigenvalues of a Wishart matrix: For M>N the eigenvalues \lambda_i are given by the jpd Where $K_N$ is ...