# Tagged Questions

Questions on the manipulation of matrices in Mathematica.

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### How do I create a circulant matrix? [closed]

How do I create an $n \times n$ circulant matrix? I couldn't make ToeplitzMatrix do it for me.
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### Passive Transformation does not return the expectedt result due to precision of expressions

So I wish to perform a passive rotation in N dimensional space. Let me take N=5 for this question. ...
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### Dynamical system problem x(t+1) = Ax(t)

I have a problem that have been trying to solve but it's not going so good. I would like some guidelines on how to work myself around this problem: Two neighboring countries spy on each other and ...
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### Delete rows and columns in a matrix based on the element index

This is a follow-up question from here: Define a 4d matrix without for loop I have a 400x400 2d matrix reshaped from a 4d matrix H(i,j,k,l), ...
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### Good way to create a similarity / distance matrix for a large dataset [duplicate]

I have a large dataset with rows (100k+) for products and columns for features. Now I want to create a similarity matrix with NormalizedSquaredEuclideanDistance. ...
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### Create a Dataset object, Association or SparesArray from a matrix [closed]

I need to make queries and operations on a large dataset. What is the easiest way to add keys to matrix so that it is transformed to a dataset, which can later be used to make queries? Let's take ...
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### Value Iteration (Recursive iteration) to Minimize (Optimize) a Function

I have a function that I call as "Value". I am trying to find the minimum of this function and this function is a function of 4 other functions. One of these four functions is recursive based on the ...
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### Find the minimum element of a row of a matrix and its column index for each row

I am trying to find the minimum value of a row of a matrix and its corresponding column. Please run the code below. OptV is the matrix that I would like to create which must give the output of the ...
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### How do you solve a linear equation of matrices? [duplicate]

The function Solve works fine for scalars: In[]:= Solve[A x - x B + C == 0, x] Out[]= {{x -> -(C/(A - B))}} When using matrices however, ...
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### Evaluate pure function through round brackets

In have some matrices of pure functions or numbers which I multiply by other matrices or vectors. I would like the functions to be evaluated in the result, but all that I get is something like this: <...
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### A question on JordanDecomposition in Mathematica

How can I have Mathematica show me also the inverse matrix of the similarity matrix of JordanDecomposition of a matrix? Obviously I need to use here the ...
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### Define a 4d matrix without for loop

I was wondering if there is a way to avoid for loop here: I want to define a 4d matrix H(i,j,k,l), and each entry in the matrix is calculated through a complex function, say Do_H(i,j,k,l), depending ...
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### Square bracketed matrices in Mathematica - precision markers?

I'm trying to display Matrices with square brackets in Mathematica. I've found this post from a mailing list in 2009 http://forums.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/2009/Aug/msg00458.html and it seems to ...
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### How to simplify block of multiple repetitive If statements?

I'm building a boardgame...game in Mathematica. I have the board state represented as a matrix. It's a two player game, and each player (let's call them A & B) only has one type of piece or '...
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### I'm trying to solve a system of complex equations

I'm simply trying to solve a system of equations and mathematica can't do it for all values over the region of interest. I have a 3x3 matrix that has a specific parametrization and after squaring the ...
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### Drawing dynamical trajectories diagram in Mathematica

I've a Boolean gene regulation system composed of vectors(corresponding to cellular phenotypes). Their components are binary numbers such as $\{1,0,0,1\}$. A vector can change its statement in ...
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### Generating random Kraus operators

I am trying to generate (randomly) set of square matrices $\{K_m\}$ with the properties that $$\sum_{i=1}K_i^{\dagger}.K_i=I_n,$$ where $I_n$ is the identity matrix of order $n$. So, the input should ...
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### Accuracy limitations of singular value decomposition?

in the process of working on a physics problem I have found the need to use the singular value decomposition function built into Mathematica. I have encountered what seem to be limitations to the ...
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### Iterating KroneckerProduct[] and returning the result from a function

I am trying to write a function which will take a matrix m and an integer i as inputs. Then it will compute the Kronecker product of m with itself i times and return the result. The code is as follows....
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### factoring a phrase of matrix elements and calculating main eigenvalues

I have a question containg two parts: 1-If we have a matrix as ...
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### Indicate minimal path sum

Described on the page: http://www.mathblog.dk/project-euler-81-find-the-minimal-path-sum-from-the-top-left-to-the-bottom-right-by-moving-right-and-down/ It is an example of the solution indicated in ...
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### How to pad numbers to the border of the Matrix?

I want to pad the numbers,but it throws an error Part::partw,so I use Quiet to suppress this error. ...
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### Inverse of a Fourier matrix [closed]

I am trying to find the inverse of a Fourier matrix but I am getting confusing results. If R is a Fourier matrix, then ...
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### Calculate the ESP Grid based on Density Grid

I want to build a fast way to convert a density grid file into a grid file of the respective electrostatic potential (ESP; also known as MEP, the molecular electrostatic potential). This ...
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### insert elements into 2 D array [duplicate]

say I have a 2 dimensionsal array like a={{1,2,3},{4,5,6},{7,8,9}} and a vector like v={10,11,12} I want the result to be ...
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### Help on order of evaluation within plot function

it is my first time asking a question here so please let me know if there's anything I should be doing that I'm unaware of. I'm sure the answer to my question already exists on the site but I'm having ...
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### Working with matrix

Considering the 3x3 matrix: m = {{0, -(I/Sqrt[2]), 0}, {I/Sqrt[2], 0, -(I/Sqrt[2])}, {0, I/Sqrt[2], 0}} How would I find its normalized vectors eigenvectors u_i ...
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### Why does Eigenvalues work for a matrix $\{M\}$ but not $\{\{M\}\}$?

Suppose I have a matrix {{1, 2}, {3, 4}} which I'll call mat. In a blur of human error, I computed the eigenvalues of ...
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### Real and Imaginary matrix

I have a 2 by 2 matrix T: {{x, y}, {-y, x}} where x is the real part of some complex number and y is the imaginary part of something complex number. Let's say z1 = ...
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### Getting the row/column reduction matrix of a matrix m

Is there a simple way to get the row reduction matrix for a matrix m? As in, a matrix a such that ...
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### Building an $m \times n$ matrix from element-wise from two other such matches

I am a beginner with Mathematica. I have two matrices, s1 and s2, and I am building a third matrix from them. ...
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### Unexpected behavior from applying ToRadicals to eigenvalues [closed]

I am trying to get the symbolic form of a $10 \times 10$ matrix (I know, that is generally too large). ...
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### How to turn a subroutine into a function?

I've written a subroutine that takes in 6 matrices and after some manipulation returns back 3 new ones. I will use this subroutine fairly often in this notebook so I think it would be easier to turn ...
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### Why FoldList 5 times faster than Apply for matrix multiplication? [duplicate]

Consider this list of $2\times 2$ matrices: list=RandomReal[{-2,2},{500,2,2}]; Now compare timings of Apply and ...
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### Outer product using the quantum mathematica package

I am using the quantum Mathematica package and am trying to do computations that require me to use the outer (tensor) products of Pauli matrices. I would define this as, for example, ...
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### Optimization for iterating and plotting a matrix product and its elements?

I have an iterative matrix product of this type Since i didnt knew how to do it, I explicitly wrote the product as {Ayn + Bxn, Cyn + Dxn} and evaluated it with the NestList construct ...
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### How do I extract a matrix of only positive numbers given a set of assumptions?

I want to divide a matrix: mat = {{a, 0, -b}, {d, a, 0}, {0, 0, -a}} with the following assumptions: ...
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### Overriding Subscript operator creates its own variables?

I tried to override the Subscript operator to make matrix indexing a bit more "user-friendly" in complex expressions with the following code according to the ...
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### GaussianMatrix function issue

Here is my implementation of the built-in GaussianMatrix function. ...
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### Matrix indexed by one number

I'm trying to find a generic way (for arbitrary dimensions) to create a matrix like so a[1] a[2] a[3] a[4] i.e where it is indexed by one number, instead of say ...
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### How to speed up the construction of a large matrix

As a part of a physics problem that I'm working on, I need to construct a rather large matrix. The matrix is a real symmetric $2^{m}\times 2^{m}$ matrix for some integer $m$, which we would like to ...
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### Perform matrix/tensor contractions more efficiently

Problem: explicit index contractions for matrices using the Sum command take too long, and I want to improve the performance for complicated computations. Let me ...
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### problem in solving equation

this happened to me when I try to get (f) which should equal sqrt(3)/2 is there any problem in my formula or what? ...
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### Plotting eigenvalues smoothly

I am trying to plot how the eigenvalues of a matrix change by changing a given a parameter t. Of course the ordering of the eigenvalues does not matter mathematically but it does when I want to make ...
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### Creating a transformation matrix with respect to given bases? [closed]

Let's say I have a linear transformation $T:V\to W$, along with some bases $\{v_1,v_2\}$ and $\{w_1,w_2,w_3\}$ of each respectively. Let's say all the information I have about the transformation and ...
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### Efficiently Invert a Square, Block Diagonal Matrix

I am generating an n x n matrix where n is specified by DIM: ...
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### Extending matrix (x,y-axis + data) via Interpolation. Looking for elegant & efficient way to write

Please, feel free to edit the title, if necessary. Hi, this is my code working, but actually, the size of my real dataset is 100x100. So, this is very inefficient way. What would be the most ...
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### How can I assign matrix values in below form? [closed]

I want to create matrix as the below fig. shows. How can I do it with a do-loop, for-loop, if-loop, or any other way? Thanks a lot...