[Numpy-discussion] some work on arpack

Keith Goodman kwgoodman at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 08:45:14 CDT 2006


On 8/15/06, David Grant <davidgrant at gmail.com> wrote:

> My idea is (if I have time) to write an eigs-like function in python
> that will only perform a subset of what Matlab's eigs does for. It
> will, for example, compute a certain number of eigenvalues and
> eigenvectors for a real, sparse, symmetric matrix (the case I'm
> interested in)

Will it also work for a real, dense, symmetric matrix? That's the case
I'm interested in. But even if it doesn't, your work is great news for
numpy.




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