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Vivian Ngo
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When to pick which component of the generalized eigenvector to be zero
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March 19, 2018, 11:03:28 AM »
In 7.8, the solutions often mention picking n1 = 0 or n2 = 0 or n3 = 0 for the generalized eigenvector. How do we decide which one to make zero? It seems that picking different ones yield different answers.
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Victor Ivrii
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March 19, 2018, 03:41:59 PM »
It happens when we have several eigenvectors with the same eigenvalue; then we get different fundamental systems, but we get different descriptions of the same solutions
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Borui, stop flood of messages caring no useful information
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