## Copyright (C) 2003 John W. Eaton
##
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## -*- texinfo -*-
## @deftypefn {Function File} {} logm (@var{a})
## Compute the matrix logarithm of the square matrix @var{a}. Note that
## this is currently implemented in terms of an eigenvalue expansion and
## needs to be improved to be more robust.
## @end deftypefn
function B = logm (A)
if (nargin != 1)
print_usage ();
endif
[V, D] = eig (A);
B = V * diag (log (diag (D))) * inv (V);
endfunction
/*
@GROUP
LinearAlgebra
@SYNTAX
logm(x)
@DOC
.
@EXAMPLES
@NOTES
@SEE
*/