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Student[LinearAlgebra]

  

IsSimilar

  

determine if two Matrices are similar

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

IsSimilar(A, B, options)

Parameters

A

-

square Matrix

B

-

square Matrix

options

-

(optional) parameters; for a complete list, see LinearAlgebra[IsSimilar]

Description

• 

The IsSimilar(A, B) command returns false if A and B are not similar, and otherwise returns the expression sequence true, P, where P is the similarity transformation matrix, that is, A=P1.B.P.

  

If either of the Matrices has a floating-point data type, then each must evaluate to a purely floating-point Matrix. In this case, the result of IsSimilar is achieved by making a numeric comparison of the eigenvalues of each Matrix.

Examples

withStudent[LinearAlgebra]:

IsSimilar1,2|3,4,9,17|2,4

true,10432

(1)

A3,1|2,2

A:=3212

(2)

BDiagonalMatrix1,4

B:=1004

(3)

SIsSimilarA,B

S:=true,13232323

(4)

S21.B.S2

3212

(5)

See Also

LinearAlgebra[IsSimilar]

Student[LinearAlgebra]

Student[LinearAlgebra][Eigenvalues]

Student[LinearAlgebra][JordanForm]

 


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