[SciPy-dev] lobpcg: removed symeig dependence
Tue Apr 8 11:43:57 CDT 2008
Nathan Bell wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 8:58 AM, Robert Cimrman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> so it is done, thanks again, Pearu, for your hint.
>> could someone try on the fresh SVN version (4114):
>> $ cd <your_path_to_scipy_sources>/scipy/sparse/linalg/eigen/lobpcg
>> $ python lobpcg.py
>> the output should end with:
>> [ 4. 5. 6.]
> Works for me!
But note that I just run the single example that was already in the
file... No power/time to make more :)
> Thanks for tackling this issue. I was worried that lobpcg wouldn't be
> ready for the next release.
> Robert, could we switch the order of the A and BlockVectorX
> parameters? Having A first matches the convention used by other
> iterative solvers in SciPy.
Sure, go ahead, please.
I propose even: A, B = None, M = None, blockVectorX = <something>, ...
> Also, we should provide a short description of what the method
> computes in terms of A, B, lambda, etc. A small example would be nice
> too (since the interface is a little different than, e.g. ARPACK).
There are already some examples contributed by Nils in the tests
directory. Concerning the method, I coded it following a paper by Andrew
Knyazev (see info.py) some not so small time ago, and remember now zero
about what is going on :].
Thanks for testing it!
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