MathGroup Archive 1997

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: suppressing certain simplifications


On Fri, 13 Jun 1997, John Kiehl wrote:

> How can I prevent h*h*h being "simplified" to h^3?  
> Furthermore, how can I amend the Power[...] function to 
> behave in the following manner:   
> h^5 transforms into h*h*h*h*h
> 
> More specifically, how can I get (h*g)^2 to be displayed as:
> (h*g)*(h*g).
> 
> I'm playing with simple group theory where sometimes hg=gh 
> and other times hg=gh^(-1).
> 

Hi John,

Why don't use use NonCommutativeMultiply (**) instead of normal
multiplication?

Carl



  • Prev by Date: Help: Simulink Look-Up Table
  • Next by Date: Re: Monte Carlo
  • Previous by thread: suppressing certain simplifications
  • Next by thread: Re: suppressing certain simplifications