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Re: Symbolic matrix operations

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  • Subject: [mg96739] Re: Symbolic matrix operations
  • From: Simon <simonjtyler at>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 05:03:07 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <gnqo55$cah$>

Hi DS,

As far as I know, Mathematica does not have any native support for
noncommutative algebras (such as matrices).
When I've had to deal with such things, I construct a new
multiplication (based on, say CenterDot) and give Mathematica the relevant
If you only want to work with relatively simple expressions this is
probably (powerful and quick) enough...

A group at UCSD has developed a package, but I've never played with
it.... (now put that on my to do list!)  OR
It seems to have everything you want (but is a bit old...)

The appendix of this thesis
also has some noncommutative algebra using Mathematica...


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