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## -*- texinfo -*-
## @deftypefn {Function File} {} dmult (@var{a}, @var{b})
## If @var{a} is a vector of length @code{rows (@var{b})}, return
## @code{diag (@var{a}) * @var{b}} (but computed much more efficiently).
## @end deftypefn
## Author: KH
## Description: Rescale the rows of a matrix
function M = dmult (a, B)
if (nargin != 2)
print_usage ();
endif
if (! isvector (a))
error ("dmult: a must be a vector of length rows (B)");
endif
a = a(:);
sb = size (B);
sb(1) = 1;
M = repmat (a(:), sb) .* B;
endfunction
/*
@GROUP
LinearAlgebra
@SYNTAX
dmult
@DOC
.
@EXAMPLES
@NOTES
@SEE
*/