[SciPy-user] sparse SVD

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Fri Apr 10 14:47:22 CDT 2009

2009/4/9 Rob Patro <rob.patro@gmail.com>:
>  Is there any implementation of sparse SVD available in scipy?  If not,
> does anyone know of an implementation available in python at all?  I'd
> like to port a project on which I'm working from Matlab to Python, but
> it is crucial that I am able to perform the SVD of large and *very*
> sparse matrices.

Michael Berry informed me that ARPACK can also do Sparse SVD.  That
may be a good place to start, since we already have ARPACK wrappers in


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