[SciPy-user] null space of a matrix
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Wed Jun 29 19:29:49 CDT 2005
Robert Kern wrote:
> Ryan Krauss wrote:
>>Thanks to Nils and Robert for catching the complex conjugate thing. I
>>am going to be working with complex matrices and not knowing that may
>>have caused me a bit of pain.
>>When you transpose a complex matrix in Matlab it always takes the
>>complex conjugate transpose. Is this desirable behavior for SciPy/Numeric?
> No. Numeric arrays are not matrices. transpose() performs a structural
> operation, not a linear algebraic operation.
Besides, even for mathematical matrices, transposition and conjugation are
distinct operations. Why matlab joins them is beyond me, and IMHO beyond
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