[SciPy-user] Sparse v. dense matrix, SVD and LSI-like analysis
narnett at mccmedia.com
Wed Nov 17 15:06:32 CST 2004
Pearu Peterson wrote:
> Of course they are. Just with the current implementation one must
> transform a sparse matrix to a full matrix (that may contain lots of
> zeros) before applying linalg functions.
Okay, now I get it -- I was imagining that there was some mathematical
difference between dense and sparse matrices that I wasn't aware of...
What we're talking about is the representation, if I understand correctly.
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