[SciPy-dev] simple UMFPACK wrapper added
oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Wed Dec 7 17:11:26 CST 2005
Robert Cimrman wrote:
>I just added a simple swig-generated wrapper of UMFPACK sparse linear
>solver to the SciPy sandbox. It is very small and does not depend on any
>other package except scipy.base and scipy.sparse. Below you can find its
>performance compared with the current SuperLU-based implementation
>(scipy.sparse.solve()) on matrices corresponding to the Poisson equation
>(e.g. temperature distribution). The test script is included in the
>The brave and interested can test it, but first you will have to edit
>the setup.py (a very basic one, needs scipyfication), since the paths to
>umfpack and scipy are hardcoded.
This is great Robert.
What is keeping us from replacing the SuperLU-based solver entirely?
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