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Re: GramSchmidt function

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  • Subject: [mg124642] Re: GramSchmidt function
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:15:40 -0500 (EST)
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  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

Of course Mathematica already has a built-in function Orthogonalize, 
which forms an _orthonormal_ basis for the span of a given list of vectors.

Are you trying to write such a function yourself as a homework exercise?

On 1/26/12 3:24 AM, Andie S. wrote:
> I am having trouble creating a function gramSchmidt[vList] to
> construct an orthogonal basis for a list of vectors, vList.
> any pointers on how to do this? Thanks!
>

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