[SciPy-dev] Which matrix library in C++ for scipy
David Cournapeau
david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Thu Apr 26 06:44:19 CDT 2007
Matthieu Brucher wrote:
>
> scipy does certainly not depend on Boost. Blitz is used in weave,
> but I
> don't know if this is mandatory (and it includes the blitz
> library); I
> think that actually, a C++ compiler is not even mandatory. Maybe I am
> missing something, but why the need for a matrix library for basic
> neighbors algorithm ?
>
>
> That's right, I do not have the utility for a fully-fludged matrix
> library, but basic stuff yes. For a neighbooring algorithm, I can use
> basic computations, norms, ...
> Yes, I could program them directly, but if there is already something
> in scipy, no use to do it again ;)
I don't think there is anything like that in scipy. Something which
could be useful would be to have a C++ class which reflects a numpy
array, for seamless integration between eg boost.python and numpy. But
that would be quite a challenge to get it right, I think.
David
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