[SciPy-dev] sparse matrix support status

Jonathan Guyer guyer at nist.gov
Fri Oct 7 13:53:49 CDT 2005

On Oct 7, 2005, at 1:54 PM, Fernando Perez wrote:

> Pysparse uses also SuperLU, so I'm not
> exactly sure what the root cause of the discrepancy may be, and he 
> didn't
> track it down further (he just switched over to using pysparse and 
> moved on).

pysparse supports a number of different solvers (CGS, PCG, GMRES, JOR), 
not just LU. Most of them are much faster than LU, but often not as 

Or was he comparing LU to LU?

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