[SciPy-user] from maple to scipy/numpy

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Mar 19 11:43:14 CDT 2007

Daniel Nogradi wrote:

> Concerning integer arithmetics for example for matrix eigenvalues
> aren't they a bit of an overkill? Can't numpy/scipy do that by itself?

I guess they could if someone were to implement such algorithms for us. The
focus of contributions has largely been for floating point algorithms, so we use
LAPACK to do most of our linear algebra.

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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