[SciPy-Dev] Keyword name for GMRES

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Thu Apr 22 10:36:13 CDT 2010


2010/4/22 Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za>:
> Hi all,
>
> Would anybody object if I changed the "restrt" keyword of GMRES to
> "restart"?  No sane human can remember which vowel to neglect if only
> one is removed!

Another confusing parameter is the preconditioner "M".  Usually, M is
specified such that
M^-1 A approximates identity.  In our syntax, M*A approximates the
identity---rather unconventional.  We could change the parameter name
to MI or Mi to indicate that it is the *inverse* of the
preconditioner.

Regards
Stéfan


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