[SciPy-user] Need Help: Linear Programming

Aditya Sethi ady.sethi@gmail....
Sun Dec 21 23:37:48 CST 2008


I would try using lp_solve 5.5 and get back to you with the results.
And I would definitely love to see the cython wrapper myself.
Thanks for the prompt reply.

On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 12:29 AM, Hoyt Koepke <hoytak@cs.ubc.ca> wrote:

> Hello Aditya,
>
> If all you need is an LP solver, I have had a lot of luck with
> lp_solve 5.5 (http://lpsolve.sourceforge.net/5.5/)<http://lpsolve.sourceforge.net/5.5/%29>..
>  It's a mature
> package that I use heavily in my research and it works very, very
> well.  It has a python wrapper, which isn't bad and is quite full
> featured.  For what I'm doing, though, I've written a (simpler) cython
> interface that works directly with numpy arrays and is great to use in
> conjunction with numpy/scipy. The documentation is currently rather
> sparse, but if you're interested I'll work on that a bit and send it
> to you.   Note that it's LGPL, not BSD like numpy/scipy.
>
> -- Hoyt
>
>
>
>
>
> On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 9:10 PM, Aditya Sethi <ady.se
> But my friend assures me that sine SciPy has a lot more complex
> Non-linear programming solvers, there must be something for Linear
> Programming in there but I am not able to find it.
>
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.thi@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi SciPy community:
> >
> > I have recently started using SciPy and NumPy and have absolutely fallen
> in
> > love with the vast libraries. It has made my job much easier using
> > Interpolation and Linear Algrebra from the SciPy modules. Hopefully in
> the
> > future, I can contribute to the SciPy community.
> >
> > I have been stuck in finding a linear programming solver via the Simplex
> > method or any other widely used method. I searched further and found
> OpenOpt
> > in SciKits but am reluctant to use this as it is not under the control of
> > the SciPy community.
> >
> > But my friend assures me that sine SciPy has a lot more complex
> Non-linear
> > programming solvers, there must be something for Linear Programming in
> there
> > but I am not able to find it.
> >
> > Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks for your help..
> > Aditya Sethi
> >
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