[SciPy-dev] sparse matrix support status

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Mon Oct 10 08:57:01 CDT 2005


Robert Cimrman wrote:

> As Travis Oliphant wrote, I would like to help, too. So let me know if 
> you have a need for another hands in (as almost anybody, I did write my 
> own sparce matrix implementations in past). As a side-note, I would 
> really appreciate to see umfpack bindinds in scipy (if the umfpack 
> licence allows that, of course) - I have made some tests (admittedly a 
> long time ago) showing that, at least for my class of problems umfpack 
> performed much better than superlu via pysparse. (iterative solvers are 
> out of question for me.)

UMFPACK 4.4 does indeed have a suitable license, and helping hands are
always useful.

-- 
Robert Kern
rkern at ucsd.edu

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 Are the graves of dreams allowed to die."
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