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error when perform symbolic calculation in Octave of Sage

asked 2016-02-09 04:44:25 -0500

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I have tried the Octave (matlab-like) kernel in Sagemathcloud, but when I intended to perform the symbolic calculation in Octave, something strange happened, and I can't solve it.

My code is as follows:

pkg load symbolic
syms x
f = sin(x)^2;
diff(f)

when I execute it, error happened, it said

'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\u22c5' in position 13: ordinal not in range(128)

How can I solve this problem?

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answered 2016-02-09 20:56:06 -0500

William Stein gravatar image
  1. If you don't have to use Jupyter, you can create a Sage worksheet (file ending in .sagews), then put %octave at the top of a cell, and your example works. For example: https://cloud.sagemath.com/projects/4...

  2. I've reported your bug to the Octave jupyter kernel issue tracker: https://github.com/Calysto/octave_ker...

William

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Thank you so much!

wangyan gravatar imagewangyan ( 2016-02-10 07:07:44 -0500 )edit

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