[SciPy-user] Wow, Python much faster than MatLab

Jerry lanceboyle at qwest.net
Fri Dec 29 17:41:11 CST 2006


On Dec 29, 2006, at 3:14 PM, Stef Mientki wrote:

> hi All,
>
> instead of questions,
> my first success story:
>
> I converted my first MatLab algorithm into Python (using SciPy),
> and it not only works perfectly,
> but also runs much faster:
>
> MatLab: 14 msec
> Python:  2 msec
>
> After taking the first difficult steps into Python,
> all kind of small problems as you already know,
> it nows seems a piece of cake to convert from MatLab to Python.
> (the final programs of MatLab and Python can almost only be
> distinguished by the comment character ;-)
>
> Especially I like:
> - more relaxed behavior of exceeded the upper limit of a
> (1-dimensional)  array

What do you like about that?

> - much more functions available, like a simple "mean"
> - reducing datatype if it's allowed (booleans of 1 byte)
>
> thanks for all your help,
> probably need some more in the future,
> cheers,
> Stef Mientki



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