# LeastSquaresMethod¶

class LeastSquaresMethod(*args)

Base class for least square solvers.

Available constructors:

LeastSquaresMethod(proxy, weight, indices)

LeastSquaresMethod(proxy, indices)

LeastSquaresMethod(design)

Parameters:
proxyDesignProxy

Input sample

weightsequence of float

Output weights

indicessequence of int

Indices allowed in the basis

design2-d sequence of float

A priori known design matrix

Notes

Solve the least-squares problem:

Methods

 Build(*args) Instantiate a decomposition method from its name. computeWeightedDesign([whole]) Build the design matrix. Accessor to the basis. Accessor to the object's name. Current indices accessor. Get the inverse Gram matrix of input sample. Get the diagonal of the inverse Gram matrix. Get the trace of the inverse Gram matrix. Get the projection matrix H. Get the diagonal of the projection matrix H. Accessor to the object's id. Accessor to the underlying implementation. Initial indices accessor. Input sample accessor. Accessor to the object's name. Accessor to the weights. setName(name) Accessor to the object's name. solve(rhs) Solve the least-squares problem. Solve the least-squares problem using normal equation. update(addedIndices, conservedIndices, ...) Update the current decomposition.
__init__(*args)
static Build(*args)

Instantiate a decomposition method from its name.

Parameters:
namestr

The name of the least-squares method Values are ‘QR’, ‘SVD’, ‘Cholesky’

proxyDesignProxy

Input sample

weightsequence of float, optional

Output weights

indicessequence of int

Indices allowed in the basis

design2-d sequence of float

A priori known design matrix

Returns:
methodLeastSquaresMethod

The built method

computeWeightedDesign(whole=False)

Build the design matrix.

Parameters:
wholebool, defaults to False

Whether to use the initial indices instead of the current indices

Returns:
psiAkMatrix

The design matrix

getBasis()

Accessor to the basis.

Returns:
basiscollection of Function

Basis.

getClassName()

Accessor to the object’s name.

Returns:
class_namestr

The object class name (object.__class__.__name__).

getCurrentIndices()

Current indices accessor.

Returns:
indicesIndices

Indices of the current decomposition in the global basis.

getGramInverse()

Get the inverse Gram matrix of input sample.

Returns:
cCovarianceMatrix

The inverse Gram matrix.

getGramInverseDiag()

Get the diagonal of the inverse Gram matrix.

Returns:
dPoint

The diagonal of the inverse Gram matrix.

getGramInverseTrace()

Get the trace of the inverse Gram matrix.

Returns:
xScalar

The trace of inverse Gram matrix.

getH()

Get the projection matrix H.

Returns:
hSymmetricMatrix

The projection matrix H.

getHDiag()

Get the diagonal of the projection matrix H.

Returns:
dPoint

The diagonal of H.

getId()

Accessor to the object’s id.

Returns:
idint

Internal unique identifier.

getImplementation()

Accessor to the underlying implementation.

Returns:
implImplementation

A copy of the underlying implementation object.

getInitialIndices()

Initial indices accessor.

Returns:
indicesIndices

Initial indices of the terms in the global basis.

getInputSample()

Input sample accessor.

Returns:
inputSampleSample

Input sample.

getName()

Accessor to the object’s name.

Returns:
namestr

The name of the object.

getWeight()

Accessor to the weights.

Returns:
weightPoint

Weights.

setName(name)

Accessor to the object’s name.

Parameters:
namestr

The name of the object.

solve(rhs)

Solve the least-squares problem.

Parameters:
bsequence of float

Second term of the equation

Returns:
aPoint

The solution.

solveNormal(rhs)

Solve the least-squares problem using normal equation.

Parameters:
bsequence of float

Second term of the equation

Returns:
xPoint

The solution.

Update the current decomposition.

Parameters: