[SciPy-user] Need Help: Linear Programming

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Sun Dec 21 23:31:41 CST 2008

On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 23:29, Hoyt Koepke <hoytak@cs.ubc.ca> wrote:
> Hello Aditya,
> If all you need is an LP solver, I have had a lot of luck with
> lp_solve 5.5 (http://lpsolve.sourceforge.net/5.5/)..  It's a mature
> package that I use heavily in my research and it works very, very
> well.  It has a python wrapper, which isn't bad and is quite full
> featured.  For what I'm doing, though, I've written a (simpler) cython
> interface that works directly with numpy arrays and is great to use in
> conjunction with numpy/scipy. The documentation is currently rather
> sparse, but if you're interested I'll work on that a bit and send it
> to you.   Note that it's LGPL, not BSD like numpy/scipy.

I'd love to see your Cython wrapper. Is it public somewhere?

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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