Kernel

The kernel or null space of a linear application, i.e. a matrix, is the subspace spanned for all the elements of the domain whose image is zero.

Syntax

kernel(Matrix)

Description

Given a matrix, returns its kernel.

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Options

Below is a complete list of options that may be used in the kernel function.

Option

Description

Format

Default value

method

We can choose the method to use: smart or free_division_gauss

{method=free_division_gauss}

{method=smart}

only_one_element

We can choose if we want one element of the kernel or the basis.

{only_one_element=true}

{only_one_element=false}