Re: Re: Conjugate

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg4964] Re: [mg4946] Re: [mg4919] Conjugate*From*: "C. Woll" <carlw at u.washington.edu>*Date*: Thu, 17 Oct 1996 00:40:47 -0400*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On Mon, 7 Oct 1996, Marlies wrote: > Hi all, > > I have the following problem: > > matrix1= > 1 I I 1 I 1 1 I I 1 1 I > {{-, -, -, -(-)}, {-, -, -(-), -}, {-, -(-), -, -}, > 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 > > 1 I I 1 > {-(-), -, -, -}} > 2 2 2 2 > > matrix2= > {{2, 0, b, o}, {0, 3, 0, c}, {Conjugate[b], 0, 2, 0}, > > {0, Conjugate[c], 0, 3}} > > > Now, > > MatrixForm[Simplify[Inverse[matrix1] . matrix2 . matrix1]] > > gives a matrix which contains elements like: > > (10 + I b + I c - o - I Conjugate[b] - I Conjugate[c])/4 > > ^ > | > > I think the meaning of this o is 0 (zero), but i don't understand where it > comes from! And especially... How can i get rid of this o? > > With kind regards, > > Marlies Brinksma > Marlies, your problem is that matrix2 contains a o not a 0. Carl Woll