[SciPy-dev] the current state and future directions of the sparse solvers
Wed Apr 9 05:00:03 CDT 2008
Nathan Bell wrote:
>> OK, that sounds very good. I am going to study how to start such a
>> scikit and we are going to move our additional solvers we have in
>> sfepy to it (pysparse, soon petsc4py) -- are you ok with that Robert?
>> :) Plus umfpack. Plus the eigensolvers, like primme, blzpack and
> I just recently saw a talk by some people that work on providing
> abstract interfaces to the solvers in Trilinos:
> I have no experience with these, but they may provide some guidance.
I will look at this for inspiration, too, but see below.
>> Do you have some idea about the interface? I noticed the
>> linalg/interface.py, that's the way to go. This is only for the
>> iterative solvers though.
> LinearOperator was designed to formalize the interface expected by
> I haven't thought about it much since then, so it's possible that
> additions/modifications will be necessary.
What do you think about the proposal of the various solver classes I
posted? We (with Ondrej) could try it as a proof-of-concept within the
solvers scikit that is slowly emerging from this discussion.
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