[Maxima] ev error in maxima

Robert Dodier robert.dodier at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 00:50:34 CDT 2009

On 6/25/09, David Ronis <ronis at ronispc.chem.mcgill.ca> wrote:

> kill(all);
> load("eigen");
> k:columnvector([k[1],k[2]]);
> r:columnvector([r[1],r[2]]);
> v:columnvector([v[1],v[2]]);
> f:transpose(k).v + transpose(r).k;
> ev(f,v[1]=0, v[2]=0);

OK, on looking at this again I see that the problem is that you
have v[1] = [v[1]] because of v : columnvector([v[1], v[2]]).

Try vv : columnvector([v[1], v[2]) and I think then the ev stuff works.

Hope this helps,

Robert Dodier

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