[SciPy-user] Easy way to make a block diagonal matrix?

Bruce Southey bsouthey@gmail....
Thu May 21 10:05:31 CDT 2009


Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
> Hi Bruce
>
> 2009/5/21 Bruce Southey <bsouthey@gmail.com>:
>   
>> I am not discounting the function because I am well aware of the
>> potential uses of this (but not SUR models as I prefer the more general
>> multivariate and mixed models). Rather I am objecting to the name
>> because it does not return a block diagonal matrix.
>>     
>
> I can't really think of anything better; would you like to make a suggestion?
>
> Thanks!
> Stéfan
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Not really because everyone has different terminologies and expectations.
Block_array? Well it would be true if the function was generalized and 
array because common terminology used by Numpy is arrays.


Bruce


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