[Numpy-discussion] users point of view and ufuncs
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Thu Aug 24 08:27:46 CDT 2006
On 8/24/06, Bill Baxter <wbaxter at gmail.com> wrote:
>[snip] it would be
> nice to add a concise definition of "ufunc" to the numpy glossary:
> Can anyone come up with such a definition?
I copied the definition from the old Numeric manual.
> Here's my stab at it:
> ufunc: A function that operates element-wise on arrays.
This is not entirely correct. Ufuncs operate on anything that can be
passed to asarray: arrays, python lists, tuples or scalars.
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