[SciPy-dev] sparse matrix support status

Jonathan Guyer guyer at nist.gov
Tue Nov 22 15:56:52 CST 2005


On Nov 22, 2005, at 4:09 PM, Travis Oliphant wrote:

> This is very, very good information.  Thank you for going through the
> effort.

Happy to help.

> I think those two issues would solve the major problems your graphs
> point out.

Absolutely. Once we figure out what the deal is with LU, it's probably 
worth making it optional. You may not want (or may not have) 10x the 
memory. Better to get a slow answer than no answer at all.

>   Right now, pysparse is in the sandbox of svn scipy so that
> it can be used for improvements on the sparse matrix in scipy.

Great.

-- 
Jonathan E. Guyer, PhD
Metallurgy Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
<http://www.metallurgy.nist.gov/>




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