[Numpy-discussion] Reduced row echelon form

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Nov 18 14:50:06 CST 2008

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 14:21, Robert Young <rob@roryoung.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a method in NumPy that reduces a matrix to it's reduced row echelon
> form? I'm brand new to both NumPy and linear algebra, and I'm not quite sure
> where to look.

No, we don't have a function to do that. What do you need it for?
While many linear algebra books talk about it, I have never seen a
practical use for it outside of manual matrix computations.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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