[SciPy-User] Derivative in scipy?
Sun Oct 30 11:54:35 CDT 2011
On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 5:03 PM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 2011/10/30 François Boulogne <email@example.com>:
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> > Dear all,
> > I was wondering if a piece of code has been developped for derivative
> > calculations, espacially for a sample (array of points) like for
> > integration:
> > http://docs.scipy.org/doc/scipy/reference/tutorial/integrate.html with
> > different methods (right or left first derivatives, second
> > I didn't succeed in finding this in the documentation. Does it exist? If
> > not, is it planned by someone?
> There is one helper function in scipy.optimize
> (scipy.optimize.optimize), nothing else in scipy.
> My standard recommendation for finite differences is numdifftools,
> it's on pypi. There is a ticket that asks for it's inclusion in scipy,
That's http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/ticket/1510, for those that are
> There are some packages on automatic differentiation.
> (and we have our own hacked together numdiff in statsmodels, just for
> optimization and Hessian calculations.)
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