[SciPy-dev] Hessenberg form

Nils Wagner nwagner at mecha.uni-stuttgart.de
Fri Oct 1 12:56:21 CDT 2004


On Fri, 1 Oct 2004 09:20:14 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
  Alan G Isaac <aisaac at american.edu> wrote:
>On Fri, 01 Oct 2004, Nils Wagner apparently wrote:
>> I'd like to have a function called hess
>> in linalg which reduces a general matrix A to upper 
>>Hessenberg form
>> before the next release.
>> Any comment ?
>
>The suggested name is perhaps unfortunate.  I would 
>expect
>hess to take a function and point as arguments and to 
>return
>a matrix of numerical partial derivatives (i.e., the
>Hessian).
>
>Cheers,
>Alan Isaac
>
BTW, Matlab uses the same naming convention.

http://www.mathworks.com/access/helpdesk/help/techdoc/ref/hess.html

Cheers,

          Nils

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