Date: Nov 17, 2012 11:37 PM
Subject: Re: Subtract values in a matrix
On 11/17/2012 1:45 PM, Bob Choy wrote:
> dpb <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message <email@example.com>...
>> On 11/17/2012 1:12 PM, Bob Ferreira wrote:
>> > Example: m = [2,2,2;3,3,3;4,4,4] the matrix given should be
>> > [0,0,0;-1,-1,-1;-2,-2,-2]
>> > I hope I made myself understood, if not, please ask away.
>> No clue how you got the result from the description, sorry...
>> What term, specifically was subtracted from which and how did you get
>> it to produce the desired result? (Actually, the answer to this may
>> well provide you w/ the (or at least a) solution).
> Okay well, the values in the second line of the matrix becomes the
> result of the first value of that column, minus the value that was there
> before, and after that, all values in the first line become all zeros.
> So in the example, m = [0,0,0;(2-3),(2-3),(2-3);(2-4),(2-4),(2-4)]
I still don't see how the column comes into and it's not clear to me
which matrix is "the" matrix, sorry...
I can get your answer via
0 0 0
-1 -1 -1
-2 -2 -2
Whether that's actually the result you want or not, I've no klew...