[Numpy-discussion] Object arrays for numarray / What do you use Numeric object arrays for?

Konrad Hinsen hinsen at cnrs-orleans.fr
Wed Jul 16 02:27:17 CDT 2003


On Tuesday 15 July 2003 21:34, Todd Miller wrote:
> I am adding arrays of Python objects to numarray and so I am curious
> about the uses people have found for Numeric's object arrays.  If you
> have found Numeric's object arrays useful,  please tell us about what
> you used them for so that we can make certain that numarray can satisfy
> the same need.

I have used them several times in order to be able to use array operations on 
number-like objects, e.g. multiple precision numbers, quaternions, automatic 
derivatives, polynomials, etc.

Konrad.
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