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ERIC Number: EJ800104
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
Computing the Moore-Penrose Inverse of a Matrix with a Computer Algebra System
Schmidt, Karsten
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v39 n4 p557-562 Jun 2008
In this paper "Derive" functions are provided for the computation of the Moore-Penrose inverse of a matrix, as well as for solving systems of linear equations by means of the Moore-Penrose inverse. Making it possible to compute the Moore-Penrose inverse easily with one of the most commonly used Computer Algebra Systems--and to have the blueprint to write such a function in other Computer Algebra Systems or in a matrix programming language such as "Gauss"--may promote the use of generalized inverses in the teaching of linear algebra.
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Language: English
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