[Numpy-discussion] Vectorize or rewrite function to work with array inputs?

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Tue Feb 1 14:19:02 CST 2011


Den 01.02.2011 20:50, skrev John Salvatier:
> I am curious: why you recommend against this? 

For the same reason I prefer Fortran 95 over C for numerical 
programming: clarity.

> Using the C-API through cython seems more attractive than using the 
> Cython-specific numpy features since they need a specific number of 
> dimensions 

They do not, but the generated code will be faster if you do.

If you use the NumPy C API, you can get faster indexing if the number of 
dimensions is known.

Sturla





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