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(*) multiplication operator


Multiplication. Usual meaning. Valid for constant, boolean, polynomial, rational matrices and for syslin lists (the meaning is series connection)

Element-wise multiplication is denoted x.*y. If x or y is scalar (1x1 matrix) .* is the same as *.

Kronecker product is x.*.y

A*.B is an operator with no predefined meaning. It may be used to define a new operator (see overloading) with the same precedence as * or /.

See Also

  • slash — (/) right division and feed back
  • backslash — left matrix division.
  • syslin — linear system definition
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