[SciPy-user] Non-negative least squares method

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Thu Apr 10 16:35:10 CDT 2008


2008/4/10, Gael Varoquaux <gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org>:
>
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 10:43:28PM +0200, Matthieu Brucher wrote:
> >    If people want, they can have graphic output (see the examples, if
> you
> >    want). It can be very usefull to track the evolution of the
> optimization.
>
>
> Yes, I agree, but coupling this in scientific algorithms to heavily seems
> a very very bad idea, IMHO. I think it should be made possible to get a
> package with not one line related to graphics, or plotting, and of course
> no printing on the screen.
>
> Now adding the option of passing a few callbacks to do the plotting, but
> not giving these callbacks in the core package is a different story.


I think that is what dmitrey does. But as he provides a specific interface
to a lot of different solvers, providing a half-baked wrapper to bvls is not
what he wants, because people expect the full interface ;)

Matthieu
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