ASKSAGE: Sage Q&A Forum - RSS feedhttps://ask.sagemath.org/questions/Q&A Forum for SageenCopyright Sage, 2010. Some rights reserved under creative commons license.Sat, 30 May 2015 14:15:05 +0200A simple problem related to symbolic calculationhttps://ask.sagemath.org/question/26982/a-simple-problem-related-to-symbolic-calculation/Could anyone let me know how you can define a variable as some function of another variable without specific definition? For example, how can you define theta as some function of x and then differentiate the 'sin(theta)' by x?
The following is my code that doesn't work. I couldn't find how to fix it in reference manuals. Any help will be appreciated.
var('theta, y, f')
y=sin(theta) ; theta=f(x);
y.derivative(x)Nownuri1Sat, 30 May 2015 14:15:05 +0200https://ask.sagemath.org/question/26982/Why is diff(conjugate(x),x) unevaluated?https://ask.sagemath.org/question/24027/why-is-diffconjugatexx-unevaluated/Or, can we differentiate holomorphic functions only?
Wirtinger defined two derivations in complex analysis for which we have:
diff(x,conjugate(x)) = 0
and
diff(conjugate(x),x) = 0.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wirtinger_derivatives
Wirtinger calculus has important applications in optimization and has been extended to quaternion functions.
Is there any situation in which leaving diff(conjugate(x),x) unevaluated is an advantage?Bill Page _ againWed, 03 Sep 2014 03:25:09 +0200https://ask.sagemath.org/question/24027/derivative of multivariate equation with nested sumhttps://ask.sagemath.org/question/10869/derivative-of-multivariate-equation-with-nested-sum/Hello,
I often have to deal with functions like the one below, take derivatives and
so on. I would really like to know if I could use a CAS like SAGE to do this tedious and error prone calculations but I couldn't find a similar kind of function in the docs and tutorials.
My questions are:
* how can I write this function in SAGE ?
for $x\in \mathbf{R}^p; v \in \mathbf{R}^{p \times k}$
$$y(x, v) := \sum^p_{i=1} \sum^p_{j>i} \sum_{f=1}^k v_{i,f} v_{j,f} x_i x_j =
\sum^p_{i=1} \sum^p_{j>i} \langle v_{:,i}, v_{;,j} \rangle x_i x_j$$
* calculate the partial derivatives $\frac{\partial y(x,v)}{\partial v_{i,j}}$ ?
* or the the derivative with respect to the column-vector $\frac{\partial y(x,v)}{\partial v_{:, i} }$ ?
Or is there a better way to work with this kind of function in SAGE? (the function above is only an example)
ThanksibayerMon, 30 Dec 2013 13:36:27 +0100https://ask.sagemath.org/question/10869/