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Re: MathSource Notebook Smith Normal Form Error - How to Correct?

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  • Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 03:46:56 -0400 (EDT)
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> Thank you Daniel! I got it working.
> 
> Is there anyway to coax P^(-1)AP = R (R = rational canonical form) from this?
> 
> Thanks

I do not know how to do this.

I am slightly embarassed by this actually. I have known for maybe 20 years that the two (Smith and rational) forms are related. But I've never understood what that relation really is.

Daniel



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