[Numpy-discussion] SVD does not converge on "clean" matrix

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Sat Aug 20 03:49:56 CDT 2011


On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 09:15:35PM +0200, Charanpal Dhanjal wrote:
> Incidentally, I am confused as to why numpy calls the lapack lite 
> routines - when I call numpy.show_config() it seems to have detected my 
> ATLAS libraries and I would have expected it to use those.

My rule of thumb is to never use numpy for linear algebra, but only
scipy. It avoids such confusions that I have seen so often, including
with my colleagues.

My 2 cents,

Gael


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