[Numpy-discussion] Tools / data structures for statistical analysis and related applications
Fri Jun 11 13:51:01 CDT 2010
On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 12:57:37PM -0500, Bruce Southey wrote:
> 2. Do we really need to build custom data structures (larry, pandas,
> tabular, etc.) or are structured ndarrays enough? (My conclusion is
> that we do need to, but others might disagree). If so, how much
> performance are we willing to trade for functionality?
For this purpose, I like Fernando's data array:
A very simple subclass of ndarrays that answers my most-wanted feature in
terms of richer data structures.
But, on the other hand, I have never really used R's advanced features,
so I may be missing something.
My 2 cents,
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