[Maxima] How to define rules for variables randomly created by implicit simplification of Maxima? e.g. rule for sum(x(i1,j1),x,1,n)^2

Stavros Macrakis macrakis at alum.mit.edu
Mon Feb 6 21:13:14 CST 2006

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On 2/6/06, dp2 at cise.ufl.edu <dp2 at cise.ufl.edu> wrote:
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> Hi all,
> If you define the square of the sum, Maxima simplifies in the following
> way:
> eq2:sum(x(i1,j1),x,1,n)^2;
>

I'm not sure what you intended to write here, but surely not this.  The
index "x" runs from 1 to n and you are trying to subscript it?  What would
1(i1,j1) mean?

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<br><br><div><span class=3D"gmail_quote">On 2/6/06, <b class=3D"gmail_sende=
rname"><a href=3D"mailto:dp2 at cise.ufl.edu">dp2 at cise.ufl.edu</a></b> &lt;<a =
href=3D"mailto:dp2 at cise.ufl.edu">dp2 at cise.ufl.edu</a>&gt; wrote:</span><blo=
ckquote class=3D"gmail_quote" style=3D"border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204,=
204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Hi all,<br>If you define the square of the sum, Maxima simplifies in the fo=
llowing way:<br>eq2:sum(x(i1,j1),x,1,n)^2;<br></blockquote></div><br>I'm no=
t sure what you intended to write here, but surely not this.&nbsp; The inde=
x &quot;x&quot; runs from 1 to n and you are trying to subscript it?&nbsp; =
What would 1(i1,j1) mean?
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