[Numpy-discussion] LU factorization?

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Wed Oct 15 01:51:52 CDT 2008


2008/10/15 Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris@gmail.com>:
> numpy.linalg has qr and cholesky factorizations, but LU factorization is
> only available in scipy. That doesn't seem quite right. I think is would
> make sense to include the LU factorization in numpy among the basic linalg
> operations, and probably LU_solve also. Thoughts?

I've needed it a lot in the past, and it is a perfect fit for
numpy.linalg.  It also paves the way to a reduced-row-echelon routine
in the Matrix class.  It seems technically feasable, so I am in
favour.

Regards
Stéfan


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