from maple to python + numpy/scipy

Jaap Spies j.spies at hccnet.nl
Mon Mar 19 11:31:20 CET 2007


Daniel Nogradi wrote:
> I'm just getting started with numpy/scipy and first would like to get
> a view of what it can do and what it can't. The main idea is to move
> from maple to python and the first thing that poped up is the fact
> that maple is very convenient for both formal manipulations and exact
> integer calculations. For instance if a matrix has integer entries and
> the eigenvalues are integers maple can find these exactly.
> 
> Can numpy/scipy do this? Or the eigenvalues will always be floating
> point numbers?

Have a look at SAGE (Software for Algebra and Geometry Experimentation)
http://www.sagemath.org/

Jaap




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