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2019-06-16 00:40:29 +0200 answered a question Series expansion for theta function of even lattice

There is a simpler explanation, which is that the quadratic form

[ 2 -1 ]
[ *  2 ]

Maps to the matrix

[ 2 -1 ]
[ 0  2 ]

Which is equivalent to the symmetric matrix

[2    -1/2]
[-1/2    2]

Which can be gotten with A.Gram_matrix().

The A.matrix() function listed in the answer above is the Hessian, which is double the Gram matrix.

The documentation for Gram matrix gives as an example a Quadratic form with diagonal matrix. Should probably be updated to include off-diagonal terms to make this clearer.