[SciPy-dev] banded generalized eigenvalue problems

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 16:11:23 CST 2006


Jonathan Taylor wrote:
> I need to solve a banded generalized eigenvalue problem and was going to
> try to mimic the code in generic_flapack.pyf to generate a wrapper for
> the appropriate lapack function: dsbgv (and its name variants).
> 
> Is this the recommended way of using extra lapack functionality that is
> not presently in scipy? If not, any other suggestions?

I would say that's a pretty good approach not least because your wrapper can
then immediately become a contribution to scipy.linalg .

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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