
 Description:
Toeplitz matrices arise naturally in machine learning whenever a stationary kernel is evaluated on equally spaced indices; one common example is the use of Gaussian processes to model time series data. Unfortunately, the usefulness of kernel methods involving Toeplitz matrices is limited by both the O(n^2) memory requirements and the O(n^3) runtime complexity of key matrix operations such as determinants and linear solves.
Toeblitz is a MATLAB/Octave package for operations on positive definite Toeplitz matrices. It uses existing findings from linear algebra to perform the following for any positive definite Toeplitz matrix T:
(i) solve Toeplitz systems Tx = b in O(n*log(n)) time and O(n) memory
(ii) compute Toeplitz matrix inverses T^(1) (with free log determinant) in O(n^2) time and memory
(iii) compute Toeplitz log determinants (without inverses) in O(n^2) time and O(n) memory
(iv) compute traces of products A*T for any matrix A and a Toeplitz matrix T, in minimal O(n^2) time and memory.
 Changes to previous version:
Adding tar directly instead of via link
 BibTeX Entry: Download
 Supported Operating Systems: Platform Independent
 Data Formats: Matlab, Octave
 Tags: Kernel, Matrix Library, Gaussian Process, Toeplitz
 Archive: download here
Other available revisons

Version Changelog Date 1.03 Adding a writeup in written/toeblitz.pdf describing the package.
August 13, 2014, 02:21:36 1.02 Adding tar directly instead of via link
August 25, 2013, 16:49:58 1.01 Text edits for readability
August 24, 2013, 23:45:47 1.0 Initial Announcement on mloss.org.
August 24, 2013, 23:37:43
Comments
No one has posted any comments yet. Perhaps you'd like to be the first?
Leave a comment
You must be logged in to post comments.