[SciPy-user] sparse jacobians and nonlinear solvers

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Sat Feb 14 18:10:29 CST 2009

Sat, 14 Feb 2009 18:58:40 -0500, Gideon Simpson wrote:
> Just wanted to check before I modified my code.
> If my jacobian matrices are in fact sparse, will any of the nonlinear
> solvers be able to take advantage of that structure if I were to build
> up the jacobians as a sparse data structure?

Based on the documentation on docs.scipy.org, I don't think any of those 
currently in Scipy can do this. `fsolve` can handle banded Jacobians, 

Pauli Virtanen

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