[SciPy-user] howto construct matrix A: dot(A.T, A) is positive-definite

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Oct 5 11:38:28 CDT 2007


Dominique Orban wrote:

> I believe dot(X,Y) means X^T Y, so that dot(A.T, A) is in fact AA=A^2.

No, this is not correct. dot() is simply matrix multiplication.

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Robert Kern

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