[SciPy-dev] sparse matrix support status

Jonathan Guyer guyer at nist.gov
Fri Oct 7 13:53:49 CDT 2005


On Oct 7, 2005, at 1:54 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:

> Pysparse uses also SuperLU, so I'm not
> exactly sure what the root cause of the discrepancy may be, and he 
> didn't
> track it down further (he just switched over to using pysparse and 
> moved on).

pysparse supports a number of different solvers (CGS, PCG, GMRES, JOR), 
not just LU. Most of them are much faster than LU, but often not as 
accurate.

Or was he comparing LU to LU?




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