[SciPy-user] Scalapack interface?

Simon Burton simon at arrowtheory.com
Thu Jun 23 23:47:55 CDT 2005


On Mon, 20 Jun 2005 10:45:55 -0500
rajb <rajb at cs.rice.edu> wrote:

> Hi all
> 
> I keep seeing references in the docs  regarding a Python interface to  
> Scalapack, but
> it does not seem to actually exist. Can anyone please tell me if  
> there is one around or
> in development stage? I need such an interface for my research, and I  
> was thinking of writing one myself, but it would be great if someone  
> is already working on it. Please reply asap.
> 

We have been looking at this. And considering PLAPACK aswell.

http://sml.nicta.com.au/

If there are no wrappers, it is likely that we will write them.

Do you have a preference between PLAPACK and ScaLAPACK ? I think we
are leaning towards PLAPACK, but have not done any benchmarking.

Simon.

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