[Numpy-discussion] Wishlist for Numpy

Nils Wagner nwagner at isd.uni-stuttgart.de
Tue Jul 10 09:13:53 CDT 2001


Konrad Hinsen schrieb:

> > I would appreciate it, if Numpy could handle the following functions :
> >
> > 1. Fix eig to also be able to solve the generalized eigenvalue problem
> > and polynomial eigenvalue problems
>
> That would be a relatively simple addition to LinearAlgebra, but
> would also require some additional routines from LAPACK.
>
> > 2. Support for matrix functions like logm, expm, sqrtm
>
> That can be done in Python code.
>
> > 3. Wavelet transform
>
> For efficiency, that should be done in C/Fortran. Are there any wavelet
> libraries out there? Anyway, this should become a separate package.
>
> > 4. Solver for ODE's and DAE's
>
> Given the variety of equations and solvers, this looks like a big
> project. Good Python integration is also not trivial. So that's not
> only a separate package, but even a major one.
>
> Konrad.
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Is there any intention for inclusion of the missing functions in future releases
of Numpy ?

Nils.





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