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Re: vector multiplication

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  • Subject: [mg25536] Re: [mg25505] vector multiplication
  • From: "Mark Harder" <harderm at>
  • Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2000 03:35:40 -0400 (EDT)
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    This is what Outer[f,{},{}] is for:

list1 = {u, v, w};
list2 = {x, y, z};
matrx = Outer[Times, list1, list2]
diag = Table[matrx[[i, i]], {i, 3} ]

{{u x, u y, u z},{v x, v y, v z},{w x, w y, w z}}

{u x, v y, w z} this case, I used f=Times[] to get the outer product of two lists.
-mark harder

-----Original Message-----
From: Yannis.Paraskevopoulos at <Yannis.Paraskevopoulos at>
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Subject: [mg25536] [mg25505] vector multiplication

>Hi there,
>Could you please help me with the following:
>Assume the v is a vector (1xk). I would like to calculate the v'v and
>then take all the diagonal elements.
>Thanks a lot in advance for your effort.
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