ASKSAGE: Sage Q&A Forum - Latest question feedhttp://ask.sagemath.org/questions/Q&A Forum for SageenCopyright Sage, 2010. Some rights reserved under creative commons license.Sun, 16 Oct 2016 03:56:39 -0500n-th power of matriceshttp://ask.sagemath.org/question/35155/n-th-power-of-matrices/Is there any way to calculate the n-th power of a (upper unitriangular) matrix in Sage? Here n is an integer variable.
For example, if y=matrix([[1,0,0],[0,1,1],[0,0,1]]), then I want to obtain a formula in n for y^n. In this case this would be y^n=matrix([[1,0,0],[0,1,n],[0,0,1]]).
I tried the following:
sage: y=matrix([[1,0,0],[0,1,1],[0,0,1]]); var('n');
sage: y^n
This resulted in the error: "NotImplementedError: non-integral exponents not supported"
Adding
sage: assume(n, 'integer')
has no effect at all.irisSun, 16 Oct 2016 03:56:39 -0500http://ask.sagemath.org/question/35155/