[Maxima] Confusion with 1 x 1 matrices
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 12:09:28 CDT 2007
On 6/10/07, Andrej Vodopivec <andrej.vodopivec at gmail.com> wrote:
> scalarmatrixp=false changes the behaviour of "." as a product of vectors:
> (%i2) v : columnvector([1,2,3])$
> (%i3) v.v;
> (%o3) 14
> (%i4) v.v, scalarmatrixp=false;
> (%o4) matrix()
I believe the confusion originates from Maxima's failure to
distinguish vectors and matrices.
If Maxima had a vector object (i.e. operator = vector
instead of matrix) I think we could clear up the confusion.
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