[SciPy-user] solve for symetric matrix ?

Anne Archibald peridot.faceted@gmail....
Thu Apr 26 10:53:47 CDT 2007


On 26/04/07, Nils Wagner <nwagner@iam.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote:

> Anne,
>
> Just because you have mentioned the condition number - it would be nice
> to have
> a built-in function like cond or condest in scipy.
> Any comment ?

Well, it sort of would, but it's easy enough with the svd:
def cond(M):
    s = svd(M,compute_uv)
    return amax(s)/amin(s)

Anne


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