[SciPy-user] maximum size of sparse array
Thu Apr 24 09:17:48 CDT 2008
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 7:47 AM, Robin <email@example.com> wrote:
> I was wondering what is the maximum size of a sparse array? I am
> assuming indices must be less than 2**32 on a 32 bit system, but is it
> 2**64 on 64 bit systems?
> Obviously the matrix in question would be very sparse...
Currently the CSR/CSC and COO matrices are limited to signed 32-bit
indices. I don't know whether the other formats (LIL/DOK) have any
such limitation since they are implemented in pure Python.
Nathan Bell firstname.lastname@example.org
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