November 2015 Archives

The Matrix Isn't Real

Last time we saw that because complex numbers support all of the familiar arithmetic operations it was possible to define arithmetic operations for vectors having complex rather than real elements, although for the sake of one's sanity it's probably best not to think too much about the directions in which they point.
Given that our implementation of them with the ak.complexVector class simply required us to use our own overloaded arithmetic operators rather than JavaScript's native ones, it's not unreasonable to expect that doing the same thing for matrices should be no more difficult.

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