[Numpy-discussion] inversion of large matrices
Dan Elliott
danelliottster@gmail....
Tue Aug 31 17:52:58 CDT 2010
David Warde-Farley <dwf <at> cs.toronto.edu> writes:
> On 2010-08-30, at 10:36 PM, Charles R Harris wrote:
> I think he means that if he needs both the determinant and to solve the
> system, it might be more efficient to do
> the SVD, obtain the determinant from the diagonal values, and obtain the
> solution by multiplying by U D^-1 V^T?
Thank you, that is what I meant. Poorly worded on my part.
In particular, I am writing code to invert a very large covariance matrix. I
think David has some good information in another post in this thread.
- dan
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