Math::SparseVector 0.03


This module has been developed on Linux and Unix platforms, using Perl
programming language. To use this module, you must have Perl (version
5.8 or better recommended) installed on your system. Perl is freely 
available at - http://www.perl.org. It is very likely that you will 
already have Perl installed if you are using a Unix/Linux based system.

To install this module type the following:

    perl Makefile.PL
    make test
    make install

The exact location of where Math::SparseVector will be installed depends
on your system configuration.

If you do not have authority to write into system directories, you can
install Math::SparseVector in a local directory that you own and have 
permissions to read and write into as follows:

    perl Makefile.PL PREFIX=/YOUR/DIR
    make test
    make install

This will install the module into


If you install Math::SparseVector in a local directory, you will have to 
explicitly set your PERL5LIB environment variable to include:


if this directory was not already included.

If you have any troubles during the installation, please contact the authors at

    tpederse@d.umn.edu (Primary contact)


Copyright (c) 2006,

Amruta Purandare, University of Pittsburgh. 

Ted Pedersen, University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Mahesh Joshi, University of Minnesota, Duluth.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software
Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with
this program; if not, write to

The Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
59 Temple Place - Suite 330,
Boston, MA  02111-1307, USA.