[SciPy-user] Shooting method function?

A. M. Archibald peridot.faceted at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 01:13:36 CST 2006


On 08/11/06, David L Goldsmith <David.L.Goldsmith at noaa.gov> wrote:
> Hi!  New to this list, but have been on the numpy list for a while.  I
> need a shooting method ODE BVP solver; before I write one (using
> scipy/numpy of course) is there one already, either: A) "hidden"
> somewhere in scipy (I found integrate.ode and integrate.odeint, but am I
> correct in assuming that these are IVP solvers - which I would of course
> use in my shooting implementation if need be), or B) in some other
> module/package, or C) in someone's (shareable) personal collection of
> numerical Python tools?  Thanks!

If you want to do anything more sophisticated with ODEs than odeint
and ode allow, take a look at PyDSTool. I haven't used it, but it
seems to cover pretty much all the bases I could think of.

A. M. Archibald


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