[SciPy-dev] arpack wrapper status

Ondrej Certik ondrej@certik...
Thu Nov 13 14:46:00 CST 2008


On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 8:36 PM, Nils Wagner
<nwagner@iam.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Nov 2008 20:15:30 +0100
>  "Ondrej Certik" <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 7:45 PM, Nils Wagner
>> <nwagner@iam.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 12 Nov 2008 19:50:19 -0500
>>>  "Nathan Bell" <wnbell@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 6:54 PM, Robert Kern
>>>><robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Either way, I'm fairly certain that we will not get a
>>>>>positive
>>>>> response before we need to cut a beta release. We should
>>>>>start
>>>>> removing the code soon.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> You're probably right.  Nevertheless, I've emailed a
>>>>request to
>>>> arpack@caam.rice.edu.
>>>
>>> My work relies on ARPACK.
>>> Is there any alternative solution
>>> wrt nonsymmetric matrices ?
>>
>> Yes, there are quite a lot of libraries for that:
>
>
> None of them is available in scipy.
>
> Do you have experience with slepc4py ?

Yes, but slepc itself is non-free, so I don't use it much. But the
author of slepc told me he is planning to release the next version of
slepc as opensource, so we'll see.

Ondrej


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