[Maxima] eigen vectors and eigen values

Robert Dodier robert.dodier at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 21:58:43 CDT 2008


On 6/18/08, Raymond Toy <toy.raymond at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Can you try (coerce 1 '(double-float * *))?  Does it work?  There was a bug
> in clisp 2.4x where that didn't work, even though it's perfectly legal.

Well, that's the immediate problem, but it occurs to me that probably
it would be more useful to just go ahead and call $FLOAT on the
input matrix. COERCE can't do anything with Maxima rationals
or radicals or declared constants or bigfloats, etc.

Robert Dodier


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