RealBlockDiagonalForm

RealBlockDiagonalForm

is an option for SchurDecomposition and related functions which specifies whether 2×2 blocks of real values should be used on matrix diagonals in place of complex values.

Details

Examples

Basic Examples  (1)

m is a matrix with two real and two complex eigenvalues:

With RealBlockDiagonalForm->False, the result is complex upper triangular:

With RealBlockDiagonalForm->True, there are real 2×2 blocks along the diagonal:

Introduced in 2008
 (7.0)