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Sparse matrix inversion 
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Jan3110, 09:10 PM

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Hello everyone!
I need to find the vector x in the problem A.x = b I have matrix A and vector b. Inverting the matrix would do it, but in my case, the matrix is quite big. Luckily, it is extremelly sparse (lots of 0), so I guess there could be some way to take advantage of it. The best approach I found is the Biconjugate Gradient method. Doing LU decomposition is too slow. The exact answer is not needed. I only need to get x to a reasonable accurate result, so I think there could exist some methods using random numbers, annealing or something else faster than Biconjugate Gradient. Someone has some ideas? Best regards 


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