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Re: pattern

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  • Subject: [mg84344] Re: pattern
  • From: Albert Retey <awnl at arcor.net>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 23:59:34 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <3eb7b73d-e7dd-488e-abdc-0d0d1473258d@x69g2000hsx.googlegroups.com> <fkanuj$dlh$1@smc.vnet.net>

orelang at gmail.com wrote:
> I want to define a function that accepts only one argument - a 2x2
> matrix and not any more.
> 
> Is it possible?
> 
> orelang

f[m:{{_,_},{_,_}}]:=(your code goes here)

for other cases more general patterns can be constructed with MatrixQ 
and Dimensions. Probably you want to also check for the entries to be 
numbers with NumericQ.

hth,

albert


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