[R] A function for raising a matrix to a power?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon May 7 23:07:17 CEST 2007

On Mon, 7 May 2007, Alberto Vieira Ferreira Monteiro wrote:

> Michael Dewey wrote:
>> I may be revealing my ignorance here, but is MatrixExp in the msm
>> package (available from CRAN) not relevant here?
> Never heard about it. Searching with help.search("matrix") didn't
> show any function that might be used as Matrix^n.

That only searches packages you have installed: MatrixExp certainly shows 
up on my system.

RSiteSearch is a better way to find out about packages that you may 
not have installed: it shows several possibilities.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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