BTW, I should probably clarify this just in case: the branch ChrisChiasson-feature/issue-123-complex-numbers-with-vars was created by someone else, not me, even though it has my name on it.
The branch I made that appears in PR 789’s diffs can be checked out out with the following commands:
git fetch origin pull/789/head:sometempbranchname git checkout sometempbranchname
I think the only matrix decomposition test I wrote was optimization related, because I wanted to be sure that the derivative information would be carried properly all the way through Eigen’s eigenvalue decomposition. It 2nd order minimizes–via Hessian inverse dot negative gradient–the difference between the real and imaginary parts of the first eigenvalue of a rotation matrix. It starts at a rotation angle of 3pi/8 and tests that the optimization stops at pi/4 (where the real and imaginary parts of the eigenvalue are equal). During every iteration, it also checks the entries of the matrix decomposition by the identity for an eigensystem.
For a long while, these were the only tests in my branch. IMO, these three tests would be worth including in yours, because they test the interaction between the different types of variables you mentioned, and because they test that the derivative information is perserved even during the matrix manipulations that Eigen performs.