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Re: wrong answer or no answer?


Roger Bagula wrote:
> M = {{-1, I}, {I, 1}}
> MatrixPower[M, 1/2]
> gives
> {{0, 0}, {0, 0}}
> [...]
> 
> All this leaves me really puzzled.
> Usually Mathematica takes away my doubts,
> but here it isn't any help at all.
> Maybe it is a paradox?
> Roger Bagula

The MatrixPower result is a bug, which we will investigate.

Daniel Lichtblau
Wolfram Research


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