Opened 8 years ago
Closed 7 years ago
#8931 closed defect (fixed)
desolve fails when assumptions required
Reported by: | descopau | Owned by: | burcin |
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Priority: | major | Milestone: | sage-4.7 |
Component: | symbolics | Keywords: | desolve |
Cc: | robert.marik, kcrisman | Merged in: | sage-4.7.alpha4 |
Authors: | Flavia Stan | Reviewers: | Karl-Dieter Crisman |
Report Upstream: | N/A | Work issues: | |
Branch: | Commit: | ||
Dependencies: | Stopgaps: |
Description
I want to solve f/f=k with k in R
sage: x=var('x') sage: f=function('f',x) sage: k=var('k') sage: assume(k>0) sage: desolve(diff(f(x),x,2)/f(x)==k,[f,x])
and sage keeps answering :
TypeError Traceback (most recent call last) /home/moi/<ipython console> in <module>() /home/moi/sage-4.4.1-linux-32bit-ubuntu_9.10-i686-Linux/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages/sage/calculus/desolvers.pyc in desolve(de, dvar, ics, ivar, show_method, contrib_ode) 338 # we produce string like this 339 # ode2('diff(y,x,2)+2*'diff(y,x,1)+y-cos(x),y(x),x) --> 340 soln = maxima(cmd) 341 342 if str(soln).strip() == 'false': /home/moi/sage-4.4.1-linux-32bit-ubuntu_9.10-i686-Linux/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages/sage/interfaces/expect.pyc in __call__(self, x, name) 1030 1031 if isinstance(x, basestring): -> 1032 return cls(self, x, name=name) 1033 try: 1034 return self._coerce_from_special_method(x) /home/moi/sage-4.4.1-linux-32bit-ubuntu_9.10-i686-Linux/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages/sage/interfaces/expect.pyc in __init__(self, parent, value, is_name, name) 1449 except (TypeError, KeyboardInterrupt, RuntimeError, ValueError), x: 1450 self._session_number = -1 -> 1451 raise TypeError, x 1452 self._session_number = parent._session_number 1453 TypeError: Computation failed since Maxima requested additional constraints (try the command 'assume(k>0)' before integral or limit evaluation, for example): Is k positive, negative, or zero?
so I tried :
sage: desolve(diff(f(x),x,2)/f(x)==k^2+1,[f,x])
and I got :
k1*e^(I*sqrt(-k^2 - 1)*x) + k2*e^(-I*sqrt(-k^2 - 1)*x)
!!
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Change History (7)
comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by
- Summary changed from desolve to desolve fails when assumptions required
comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by
- Cc robert.marik added
with #9835
marik@um-bc107:/opt/sage$ ./sage ---------------------------------------------------------------------- | Sage Version 4.5.3, Release Date: 2010-09-04 | | Type notebook() for the GUI, and license() for information. | ---------------------------------------------------------------------- sage: x=var('x'); f=function('f',x); k=var('k'); assume(k>0) sage: desolve(diff(f,x,2)/f==k,f,ivar=x) k1*e^(sqrt(k)*x) + k2*e^(-sqrt(k)*x)
Changed 8 years ago by
comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by
- Status changed from new to needs_review
The patch adds a doc test for this issue.
comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by
- Cc kcrisman added
comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by
- Reviewers set to Karl-Dieter Crisman
- Status changed from needs_review to positive_review
Applies cleanly to 4.7.alpha1, passes tests, clearly fixes the issue, looks good in the documentation. Positive review.
Not sure what to do on the author; fstan is the person I have put, as the person who posted the patch, but before it had G. Cannon. Unless fstan comments on this, let's leave her as the author.
comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by
- Merged in set to sage-4.7.alpha4
- Resolution set to fixed
- Status changed from positive_review to closed
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I have the same problem solving a different equation:
returns
The only quick workaround I have found is to specify the values of the constants, but I really need them to be symbolic. The best I can do is use primes for values of constants and after several such sets you can get a picture of how the constants are related to the numbers in the solution terms, but it's an ass-ache.
I think the best solution would be to have an optional argument to desolve which answers the question posed if there are not sufficient assumptions/conditions to already determine the correct answer.
Really appreciate the great work so far guys! :D