[SciPy-user] function for sqrt of matrix
Travis E. Oliphant
oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Tue Jun 29 12:03:50 CDT 2004
Sudheer Phani wrote:
> Hello
>
> I am looking for a function to calculate the square root (sqrt) of
> matrix M. For e.g. x = sqrtm(M) such that M is square matrix and dot(x,x)
> = M.
>
In SciPy:
It would be good to have a specific sqrtm function.
But for now you can do:
x = linalg.funm(M, sqrt)
or
def sqrtm(M):
return linalg.funm(M,sqrt)
x = sqrtm(M)
-Travis O.
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