Re: [R] A function for raising a matrix to a power?

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2007 22:07:17 +0100 (BST)

On Mon, 7 May 2007, Alberto Vieira Ferreira Monteiro wrote:

> Michael Dewey wrote:

>> I may be revealing my ignorance here, but is MatrixExp in the msm
>> package (available from CRAN) not relevant here?

> Never heard about it. Searching with"matrix") didn't
> show any function that might be used as Matrix^n.

That only searches packages you have installed: MatrixExp certainly shows up on my system.

RSiteSearch is a better way to find out about packages that you may not have installed: it shows several possibilities.

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