Re: General 3-state stochastic matrix (again)

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• Subject: [mg58265] Re: General 3-state stochastic matrix (again)
• From: Peter Pein <petsie at dordos.net>
• Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2005 01:56:23 -0400 (EDT)
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```Virgil Stokes schrieb:
> Steven M. Christensen wrote:
>
>
>>Your email has come to me with a lot of non-ascii symbols.
>>
>>Please resend this in pure ascii so we can understand what it
>>is.
>>
>>Moderator
>>
>>
...
>>Clear[\116\0612, \116\0613, \116\0621, \116\0623, \116\0631, \116\0632]
>>T = {{1 - \116\0612 - \116\0613, \116\0612, \116\0613}, {\116\0621, 1 - \116\0621 - \116\0623, \116\0623}, {\116\0631, \116\0632, 1 - \116\0631 - \116\0632}};
>>MatrixForm[T]
>>xx = MatrixPower[T, n];
>>
>>MatrixForm[%]
>>TimeUsed[]
>>zz = Limit[xx, n -> \142\010\036, Assumptions -> 0 < \116\0612 < 1 &&
>>0 < \116\0613 <  1 && 0 < \116\0612 + \116\0613 < 1 && 0 < \116\0621 < 1 &&
>>      0 < \116\0623 < 1 && 0 < \116\0621 + \116\0623 <  1 && 0 < \116\0631 < 1
>>&& 0 < \116\0632 < 1 && 0 <
>>\116\0631 + \116\0632 < 1] // FullSimplify;
...
>
>
> [Anybody want to indicate how to avoid the symbols in an email above -
>  moderator]
>
> I have tried several different copy types from Mathematica and finally
> used one that when I sent it to myself looked fine. So on my system
> Win2K with Mathematica 5.1 it looks fine in the email that I sent to
> myself before posting it to the Mathematica group.
>
> What do you suggest that I do?
>
> --V. Stokes
>

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