[R] R:Exponent

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Thu Dec 31 22:12:00 CET 2015

> On Dec 31, 2015, at 11:16 AM, Abram Wooten via R-help <r-help at r-project.org> wrote:
> Hello, 
> I am new to R and I am having trouble adding an exponent to my problem. For instance,
>> mat5 <-matrix(c(0.5,0.5,0.25,0.75),2,byrow=T)
>> mat6 <-matrix(c(0.5,0.5,0.25,0.75),2,byrow=T)
>> mat5%^%2
> Error: could not find function "%^%"

The package expm provides matrix exponentials. I think that package Matrix has the same capability, although its help page says that expm::expm is likely to be faster.

> I unsure on weather I should square mat5 or use the two mats and square them both. I really need some help. 
> Thanks,
> Abram 
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David Winsemius
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