[Scipy-tickets] [SciPy] #1308: scipy.linalg.eig does not normalize eigenvector if B is given

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#1308: scipy.linalg.eig does not normalize eigenvector if B is given
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 Reporter:  nicki         |       Owner:  somebody
     Type:  defect        |      Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  0.9.0   
Component:  scipy.linalg  |     Version:  0.8.0   
 Keywords:                |  
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Comment(by nicki):

 Note that this has some potential for confusion:

 {{{eig( A )}}}

 normalizes properly, and

 {{{eig( A, I )}}}

 with {{{I}}} being the ''identity'' matrix does not. Obviously this is how
 LAPACK is designed, but it seems flawed here.

 Cheers,
 Nico

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