Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) References See Also Examples

Computes the Moore-Penrose generalized inverse.

1 2 |

`mat` |
a real matrix. |

`tolerance` |
A positive scalar which determines the tolerance for detecting zeroes among the singular values. |

`rank` |
Either |

`method` |
Character, one of |

Real-valuedness is not checked, neither is symmetry when ```
method
= "chol"
```

.

A matrix, with an additional attribute named `"rank"`

containing
the numerically determined rank of the matrix.

David Firth and Heather Turner

Harville, D. A. (1997). *Matrix Algebra from a
Statistician's Perspective*. New York: Springer.

Courrieu, P. (2005). Fast computation of Moore-Penrose
inverse matrices. *Neural Information Processing* **8**,
25–29

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 | ```
A <- matrix(c(1, 1, 0,
1, 1, 0,
2, 3, 4), 3, 3)
B <- MPinv(A)
A %*% B %*% A - A # essentially zero
B %*% A %*% B - B # essentially zero
attr(B, "rank") # here 2
## demonstration that "svd" and "chol" deliver essentially the same
## results for symmetric matrices:
A <- crossprod(A)
MPinv(A) - MPinv(A, method = "chol") ## (essentially zero)
``` |

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