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Re: Block diagonal matrices

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  • Subject: [mg90325] Re: Block diagonal matrices
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>
  • Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2008 04:53:36 -0400 (EDT)
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Hi,

a block diagonal matrix is usually square as the blocks are square. This 

can be done by e.g. Jordan normal form.

A non-square block diagonal matrix would have non-square blocks, but I 

never encoutered work in this direction.

Daniel



yo at kth.se wrote:

> Dear Sir,

> I hope you accept my apology for bothering you. I really need to convert a

> matrix (12x19) to its Block diagonal from. As far as  I searched in

> Mathematica software help center, I could not find the appropriate

> function. I would really appreciate if you could show me how to do this be

> Mathematica.

> Best regards,

> Youness

> 

> 





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