[Numpy-discussion] when and where to use numpy arrays vs nested lists

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Thu Mar 1 21:48:12 CST 2007


On 3/1/07, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Charles R Harris wrote:
>
> > Looks like function call overhead has gone way up or the cost of
> > returning a float vs an array has gone way up. The loop overhead is
> > about .01 and not significant. So something is definitely wrong here.
> > Time to go look in trac ;)
>
> It might have been when Travis put in the broadcasting capabilities to the
> nonuniform distribution generators.


Could be, the time is about right:  changeset 2892,  7/25/06. Hmmm, there's
a lot of code there. Must say nothing jumps out at me 8)

Chuck
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