[SciPy-dev] eig, eigh, and symeig in scipy

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Oct 28 13:03:46 CDT 2008


On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 12:57, Nathan Bell <wnbell@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 1:43 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>  Do you think these routines may be a useful addition to scipy, or
>>>  should I keep them hidden in the tests?
>>
>> Add them, please. I have needed at least the first one on a few occasions.
>
> Where should they live?  Should we create scipy.gallery or something equivalent?

Not sure. My uses for them were statistical in nature, not just for
generating arbitrary-within-constraints test cases. I guess I'd prefer
them to live "primarily" in linalg over gallery. A gallery package
would be useful, though.

-- 
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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