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Re: singular value decompostion

H T Onishi (htonishi@home.com) wrote:
: This is not a complete answer but perhaps adds some insight.
: First of all I believe that your U from Matlab is in error.  The .46 should
: be -.46.

Doubtful.  The SVD is not unique in the sense that
any U*S*V' = A, within roundoff of A, is a correct 

One can search the archives of comp.soft-sys.matlab
and find a posting by Cleve Moler ( Matlab creator,
linear algebra guru, etc. ) stating as much.  Try
looking for 'SVD' about two years ago.

[snip... ]


- David