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Questions on the manipulation of matrices in Mathematica.

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How can we multiply nested matrices?

If we have nested matrices, such as: $$ \begin{bmatrix} \begin{bmatrix} a_{1,1} & a_{1,2}\\ a_{2,1} & a_{2,2}\\ \end{bmatrix} \begin{bmatrix} ...
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How to insert trigonometric functions into matrices' vector components? [closed]

Is it possible to insert a trigonometric function into a matrix which will be able to be used dynamically, as an element of one of the vectors of the matrix? I'm trying to perform an operation like ...
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Reduce a huge low-rank matrix

I have a huge square matrix, with a lot of zero columns and zero rows: $m=\left( \begin{array}{ccccccccc} 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 & 0 \\ 0 & 0 & 0 & ...
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Check if a matrix is Positive Semidefinite

I have a question concerning the check whether a given matrix is positive semidefinite or not. In mathematica the function PositiveDefiniteMatrixQ[m] tells me ...
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Covariance of a P x M x N matrix

I have a stack of tiff files. When imported to Mathematica, they form a $P \times M \times N$ matrix, where $P$ is the number of single images in the stack, $M$ is the number of horizontal pixels and ...
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General form of a linear transformation

Let $v_1 = \begin{bmatrix} 2 \\ -1 \end{bmatrix}$ and $v_2=\begin{bmatrix} 1 \\ -1 \end{bmatrix}$ and let $A= \begin{bmatrix} 3 & 2 \\ -2 & 1 \end{bmatrix}$ be a matrix for $T\colon \Bbb ...
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Calculate the covariance of a large matrix

I have to compute the covariance of 50 very large integer matrices (2500x2000 elements). However, according to my estimation this will take around 10 days. Do you have any ideas how to speed things ...
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Best way to compute row eigenvectors

Without qualification, the term eigenvectors (of a matrix) refers to the column eigenvectors (of a matrix) and can be directly computed with Eigenvectors[]. To get ...
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Is matrix multiplication automatically done in parallel in Mathematica 9?

In good old Mathematica versions (5.2, 6.0), matrix multiplication was automatically done in parallel. For example, on an 8-core machine, define two square real matrices: ...
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Unpacked eigenvectors of complex matrices

Edit: This bug is fixed in Mathematica 10.0.0 I want to calculate eigenvectors of a Hermitian matrix. For example ...
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Limit for Matrix expression

Let's assume that $Q_0$ is $3\times 3$ matrix with $\det Q_0\neq0 $ and $$ Q_{i+1} = \frac{1}{2}\left[ Q_i+(Q_i^{-1})^T \right] $$ I need to find next limit: $\lim _{i \to +\infty}$$Q_i$. In other ...
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Issues FindRootPlot command

I've had some fun playing around with FindRootPlot for a simple system of equations: ...
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How to create a SparseArray satisfying multiple conditions on Parts and Elements of a Matrix?

I have a matrix m1 of size $3 \times 19$. Rows $1$, $2$ and $3$ represent $3$ different groups, and columns represent $4$ different blocks: block1 - columns $1$, ...
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Permutations: selecting reviewers without conflicts of interest

I would like to automate the process of selecting a number of proposal reviewers that fit a conflict of interest criterion. Let's say I have 5 reviewers and 5 applicants from 5 departments. The ...
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What is the fastest way to replace all zeros in a matrix?

In the following matrix m every 0 should be replaced with a 1: m = {{0,1,2},{5,0,3},{8,0,0}} Desired result: ...
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Random Matrix with integer coefficients and inverse also having integer coefficients

I'm trying to build a function that gives me matrices such that each: Has integer coefficients. Is non singular. Has inverse which also has integer coefficients. I have some code that one of my ...
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Getting increased accuracy for roots of determinant

I have a matrix $a(\kappa)$ from which I am trying to determine $\kappa$ by using the equation $det(a(\kappa)) = 0$. The matrices I deal with are on the order of 100 X 100 to 500 X 500. Originally I ...
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Finding maximal sublist of linearly independent vectors

Given a list of vectors v = {v1, ..., vn}, which is the fastest way to find a maximal sublist of linearly independent vectors? I could add the vectors one by one to ...
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Write list of polynomials as a matrix of coefficients times a list of monomials

I have the following problem: given a list of polynomials P = {p1, ..., pn} on the variables x[1], ..., x[n], find a list of ...
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Deleting duplicates from matrix

I have a 4x4 symmetric matrix that is obtained by solving some equations. I tried deleting duplicates with DeleteDuplicates, but that's not working with nested ...
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Mixed product identity between tensors in Mathematica 9

How can we simplify tensor expressions in Mathematica 9 using the mixed-product identity $(A\otimes B)(C \otimes D) \equiv AC \otimes BD$ ? Is it possible to implement this kind of evaluations using ...
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How to simplify symbolic matrix multiplication results?

I've defined three symbolic abstract matrices X, M and S as shown below. ...
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Minimum spanning Tree from a weighted adjacency graph

Note: Cross-posted at http://community.wolfram.com/groups/-/m/t/137658?p_p_auth=8QnKtT9I I have a really big graph, 40x40. Here is my code ...
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Classification of a linear system of equations with a parameter

I need to get every possible value of k that returns infinite number of solutions or no solution to this system: ...
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Keep order of mulciplication in Matrix production

{{λ E, B}, {λ A1, λ E}}.{{E, 0}, {-A1, E}} \begin{align*}\left(\begin{array}{cc} E^2 \lambda -A1 B & B E \\ 0 & E^2 \lambda ...
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Row-Reduced-Echelon-Form with Equation Parameters for Consistent Systems

I often do row-reduced-echelon-form (RREF) calculations that involve parameters using the RowReduce command. Most times, I want to know which parameters make the system consistent. For example: ...
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Fastest way to do vector / matrix multiplication with constant matrix

Suppose we have a fixed n x n matrix, call it $B$. What is fastest way to evaluate $v^t B\;v$ over many different vectors $v$? Since $B$ is a constant matrix, does this allow the number of operations ...
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quadratic constraint feasibility

Suppose that $A$ is an $n \times n$ matrix, and I have observed some entries of $A$, say, $A_S$ ($A$ restricted on $S$) for some subset $S$ in $\{1,...,n\} \times \{1,...,n\}$. I want to know if it's ...
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Any way to reverse span and join two span in Mathematica?

I port a matlab code to mathematica. In the original matlab code, I use ":" to pick up the desired elements in a matrix. In mathematica, I find in the documentation that the span operator is ";;" ...
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Extract matrix from a system of linear equations [duplicate]

I have a big system of linear equations $f_i(x_1,...x_n)$ with $n$ variables and $n$ equations. I want to extract the matrix $M$ where $\vec{f}(\vec{x})=M\vec{x}$. For example if I have $$ f_1(x) = x ...
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Direct sum of matrices [duplicate]

Is there a simple way (perhaps even a built-in function) that allows one to compute the direct sum of two square matrices?
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Eigenvalues of a matrix, rhombus/hash sign [duplicate]

I wanted calculate the eigenvalues of A = {{0, 1, 0, 0}, {a, b, c, 0}, {0, 0, 0, 1}, {d, 0, e, f}} Then assigned the parameters a value ...
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Construct matrix B from columns of matrix A? [duplicate]

Starting with Mathematica and working with matrices, I am looking for a way to construct a new matrix B from columns of matrix A. For example, matrix a has 8 columns and 4 rows, I want matrix B to be ...
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johansen test error in code

Cross-posted at the Wolfram community forum I have found this code on a forum, apparently it worked in a previous version of mathematica. Now when I run it, it keeps running for ages. I am not able ...
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Matrix generation

I have a $2x2$ matrix $M$. $M$ has the following form: M = {{a, bExp[-2ikz]}, {bExp[2ikz], a}} $a, b, k - const.$ z is ...
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Selecting terms from a matrix

There are similar questions to this on the forum but none fit the purpose here: I would like to extract certain elements of a matrix depending on whether a factor is present or not, and create ...
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Plotting a matrix in 3D With specific ticks [duplicate]

I have matrix and I want to plot it in 3D ...
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How does Mathematica solve eigenvalues?

I believe mathematica uses some techniques beyond our book. According to the text book it is not possible to solve eigenvalues of which the matrix has not completely eigenvectors, or of those matrix ...
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Quickly sum over vector outer products

I am trying to do a simple summation over outer products. I wrote the code as straightforwardly as I could, but perhaps there is a more efficient way to do it. ...
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Assumptions for RotationMatrix

I'm making C++ program, and in my program I need a rotation matrix around any vector. I wanted to extract RotationMatrix[fi,{x,y,z}] output and put it in my ...
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Apply a function to a matrix of vectors [closed]

I have a matrix containing on each position a pair of numbers $(a,b)$. I would like to compute the norm of each vector $(a,b)$ and keep the result in form of a matrix. So basically, I need to apply ...
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Parallelize matrix operations

I'm trying to reduce to a minimum the time of some matrix operations. When I don't parallelize and write the code in the most compact form I get the operation done in around 1sec (is this good? the ...
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DirectAgglomerate not working for Large Matrices

I am trying to graphically display a distance matrix with similar elements visually clustered into groups. My original matrix has the elements in a random order so the first thing I do is to change ...
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Matrices and Upper / Lower Triangular Factorizations

Does anyone know (I have searched documentation, online and MathSource) if there are ways to coax out the following factorizations from Mathematica? $A = LU$, $LU$ factorization $PA = LU$, $LU$ ...
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Is there a way to parallelize the convolution component of EdgeDetect?

Provided an image like - test = Import["http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d5/Sunflowers.jpg"] We can run ...
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How to find the distance of two lists?

I have two lists as the followings: ab = {1, -1, -1, -1, 1, 1}; ac = {1, -1, -1, 1, 1, 1}; How I can find the difference (more precisely, the edit distance) ...
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Faster Eigenvalues with lower precision goal

I compute all eigenvalues of a large matrix, and I decide that the speed is more important than the precision. Then the question is, can I speed up Eigenvalues[] by ...
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Collect the multiple of one determinant?

m = {{2, 6, 4}, {2, 6, 5}, {-3, 6, 6}}; Consider I'm doing calculation by hand. I want to collect the multiple 6 of second column, how to do that? I'd like the ...
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How to divide all rows of a matrix by their row sums [duplicate]

I've got a general matrix K that I would like to divide it's row's by the row sums of the matrix. I could get this going by doing ...
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How to combine elements of two matrices?

Given two matrices m1 and m2, e.g.: m1 = {{a1, b1}, {c1, d1}} m2 = {{a2, b2}, {c2, d2}} How can one obtain the following? ...