Questions on the construction and manipulation of sparse arrays in Mathematica, with functions like SparseArray[] and Band[].

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Speeding up construction of simple tridiagonal matrix

I have the following code to construct a tridiagonal matrix: ...
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Efficiently importing XPM matrix data into Mathematica

The XPM file format is an image file format. Although it is primarily intended for icon pixmaps, it can also be used to store matrix data. For example, the GROMACS chemical simulation package uses ...
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Exporting a Large Multidimensional Sparse Array

I'm trying to export a sparse array from Mathematica to share with collaborators who primarily use Matlab. The sparse array in question is 4 dimensional, (72 x 93 x 94 x 172) with ~4M non-zero ...
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Support for Compressed Sparse Column sparse matrix representation

Is there native support for Compressed Sparse Column (CSC) format for sparse matrices, like importing and manipulating them?
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Using the Krylov method for Solve: Speeding up a SparseArray calculation

I'm trying to implement this Total Variation Regularized Numerical Differentiation (TVDiff) code in MMA (which I found through this SO answer): essentially I want to differentiate noisy data. The full ...
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Efficient by-element updates to SparseArrays

I have a very large SparseArray called A. What is the most efficient way to update say element ...
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Efficient way to combine SparseArray objects?

I have several SparseArray objects, say sa11, sa12, sa21, sa22, which I would like to combine into the equivalent of {{sa11, sa12}, {sa21, sa22}}. As an example, I ...