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st: RE: Determining the eigenvectors from a matrix
> First, it was a pleasure to see so many of you in person at
> last week's NA
> User's meeting in Boston!
> Second, this problem.
> I have a matrix, I can get the eigenvalues from the matrix
> command, but I am unsure how to get the eigenvectors. Now,
> from what I
> remember of linear algebra, I can always do this by hand
> and solve for the
> n values of each eigenvector per eigenvalue, I just didn't
> want to have to
> create a laborious Stata program that did the same thing
> (solving for
> multiple unknowns with multiple equations). The only
> mention of the word
> eigenvectors in Stata are with pca and factor and that is
> for variables
> only (and these are not correlation/covariate matrices so I
> can't imagine
> corr2data plus pca would work).
> If there's an easy solution that I've missed, please
> forgive me, but I do
> appreciate your attention and help.
For the symmetric matrix case, see
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