(^) power operator

(number ^ number) 🡒 number

The power operation between two numbers. If the first number is negative, then the second number must be an integer, or the operation fails.

Example:

show summary "" a1d1 with
  2 ^ 2
  2 ^ -2
  -2 ^ 3
  -2 ^ -3

(ranvar ^ ranvar) 🡒 ranvar

The power convolution between ranvars.

Example:

show scalar "" a1c2 with poisson(5) ^ poisson(2)

(ranvar ^ number) 🡒 ranvar

The expression (r ^ n) with r a ranvar and n a number is defined by (r ^ dirac(n)).

Example:

show scalar "" a1c2 with poisson(5) ^ 2