[SciPy-user] Matrix square root

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Mon Oct 4 10:59:33 CDT 2004

On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Nils Wagner wrote:

> Pearu Peterson wrote:
>> On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Nils Wagner wrote:
>>> AFAIK there is no direct support for sqrtm but you may use funm.
>> I just discovered that there might be a bug in funm. I have added
>> a test to scipy.linalg.test_matfuncs that demonstrates the bug.
>> So, be aware to check the results of funm(..,sqrt).
> That might give a reason to implement sqrtm seperately.
> What is your opinion ?

The fact that funm is buggy does not give a good reason to implement 

The following tasks are independent: funm must be fixed and sqrtm must be 


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