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Python binding for kinsol from the sundials library.

Project Description

pykinsol provides a Python binding to the Nonlinear system of equation solver algorithms from kinsol in the SUNDIALS suite. pykinsol allows a user to numerically solve (systems of) non-linear equations. Note that not all functionality of KINSOL are currently exposed in the python wrapper. Additional functinoality is however easy to add if needed.

Documentation

Autogenerated API documentation is found here.

Installation

Simplest way to install pykinsol is to use the conda package manager:

$ conda install -c bjodah pykinsol pytest
$ python -m pytest --pyargs pykinsol

tests should pass.

Binary distribution is available here: https://anaconda.org/bjodah/pykinsol

Source distribution is available here: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pykinsol

To compile from source you may proceed e.g. as follows:

$ LLAPACK=openblas python3.4 setup.py install --user

where we specified specifically what LAPACK implementation we used for building SUNDIALS.

Examples

See examples/, and rendered jupyter notebooks here: http://hera.physchem.kth.se/~pykinsol/branches/master/examples

Here is a simple example:

>>> def f(x, fout):
...     fout[0] = x[0] + (x[0] - x[1])**3/2 - 1
...     fout[1] = x[1] + (x[1] - x[0])**3/2
...
>>> def j(x, Jout, fx):
...     Jout[0, 0] =  1 + 3/2 * (x[0] - x[1])**2
...     Jout[0, 1] =  -3/2 * (x[0] - x[1])**2
...     Jout[1, 0] =  -3/2 * (x[1] - x[0])**2
...     Jout[1, 1] =  1 + 3/2 * (x[1] - x[0])**2
...
>>> from pykinsol import solve
>>> result = solve(f, j, [0, 0])
>>> assert result['success']
>>> print(result['x'])
[ 0.84116389  0.15883611]

License

The source code is Open Source and is released under the simplified 2-clause BSD license. See LICENSE for further details.

Contributors are welcome to suggest improvements at https://github.com/bjodah/pykinsol

Author

Björn I. Dahlgren, contact:

  • gmail address: bjodah
  • kth.se address: bda
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0.1.1

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0.1.0

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