[Numpy-discussion] LU factorization?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Oct 15 14:06:21 CDT 2008


On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 00:23, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> 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?

-1. As far as I am concerned, numpy.linalg exists because Numeric had
LinearAlgebra, and we had to provide it to allow people to upgrade. I
do not want to see an expansion of functionality to maintain.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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