[SciPy-dev] simple UMFPACK wrapper added
cimrman3 at ntc.zcu.cz
Thu Dec 8 03:30:02 CST 2005
Travis Oliphant wrote:
> 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?
I would say nothing except some more testing and documenting. :)
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