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kron_product

Computes the Kronecker product for two-dimensional matrices.

Available in version 5.1.0 and later.

Prototype

	function kron_product (
		a [*][*] : numeric,  
		b [*][*] : numeric   
	)

	return_val  :  float or double

Arguments

a

A two-dimensional array dimensioned na1 x na2.

b

A two-dimensional array dimensioned nb1 x nb2.

Return value

The return value will be dimensioned (na1*nb1) x (na2*nb2). The type will be double if any of the input is double, and float otherwise.

Description

This function computes the Kronecker product.

Examples

Example 1

      
      a  = (/ (/1,2/) \
            , (/3,4/) /)

      b  = (/ (/0,5/) \
            , (/6,7/) /)

      z = kron_product( a,b )
      print( z )

The (edited) output is:

     Variable: z
     Number of Dimensions: 2
     Dimensions and sizes:	[4] x [4]
     
     (0,0)	   0
     (0,1)	   5
     (0,2)	   0
     (0,3)	  10

     (1,0)	   6
     (1,1)	   7
     (1,2)	  12
     (1,3)	  14

     (2,0)	   0
     (2,1)	  15
     (2,2)	   0
     (2,3)	  20

     (3,0)	  18
     (3,1)	  21
     (3,2)	  24
     (3,3)	  28