[SciPy-dev] The future of the scipy.sandbox and a reminder of upcoming doc-day

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Wed Jan 23 14:46:49 CST 2008


>
> AFAIK the current proposal is as follows
>
> scipy.sparse
>     Will contain the sparse matrix classes and perhaps construction
> functions (e.g. spdiags)
>
> scipy.splinalg
>     New home for sparse linear algebra (i.e. anything that has a dense
> analog in scipy.linalg)
>     Possible home for sparse construction functions (e.g. spkron)
>
> splinalg.eigen
>     Sparse eigensolvers:
>         sandbox.lobpcg -> splinalg.eigen.lobpcg
>         sandbox.arpack -> splinalg.eigen.arpack
>
>         a function splinalg.eigen.eigs() should support a simplified
> interface to ARPACK,
>         without exposing many ARPACK-specific parameters (allowing the
> backend to be
>         changed in the future)
>
> splinalg.isolve
>     Iterative solvers for linear systems (e.g. cg, gmres):
>         linalg.iterative -> splinalg.isolve
>
> splinalg.dsolve
>     Direct solvers for linear systems (e.g. SuperLU):
>         scipy.linsolve -> splinalg.dsolve
>         scipy.linsolve.umfpack -> scikit
>

Is there any concern about this ? If not, it may be time to make it happen ?

Matthieu
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