[SciPy-user] ode45 replacment

Steve Schmerler elcorto at gmx.net
Sat Nov 4 05:44:44 CST 2006


A. M. Archibald wrote:
> On 03/11/06, Ryan Krauss <ryanlists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What is the best scipy replacement for Matlab's ode45?  Is it
>> scipy.integrate.odeint?  What is the difference between odeint and
>> ode?
> 
> Either one will probably suit your needs. For practical purposes, the
> difference is one of interface - odeint has a more procedural
> interface, while ode has a more object-oriented one. Underneath, both
> use well-established fortran ODE integrators (odeint uses LSODA from
> ODEPACK, and ode uses VODE). odeint may also have problems on a 64-bit
> system, IIRC.
> 

I'm planning to set up a 64bit machine and use odeint.
In case you remember any thread on the list or can point me in the right 
direction, I'd be happy to hear about it. A quick search of the list 
revealed nothing specific...
Thanks!

-- 
cheers,
steve

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quickly as possible.


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