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Re: An easier functional way to divide each Column of matrix by a

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  • Subject: [mg127150] Re: An easier functional way to divide each Column of matrix by a
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2012 05:29:48 -0400 (EDT)
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On 7/1/12 at 2:05 AM, nma at 12000.org (Nasser M. Abbasi) wrote:

>I think Mathematica is definitely biased towards rows. I think the
>original designers of Mathematica liked rows much more than columns
>:)

Mathematica is definitely biased towards rows due to the rather
fundamental usage of List. That is, a matrix is a list of rows
not a list of columns. And it is this distinction that creates
the bias for rows.




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