[SciPy-user] Arrayfns in numpy?

Souheil Inati souheil.inati@nyu....
Tue Mar 6 13:15:15 CST 2007


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I am strongly opposed to mixing computations into NumPY.  Why is 1-d  
interpolation good to have inside of NumPy? why not nd-interpolation?  
why not fft? or SVD? or some linear algebra thing?

Python is good because of it lets you have a lot of granularity.

NumPy should stick to what it's good at.  And it should be very good  
at a small number of things, namely it should be a library for  
efficient storage and access to data that is well represented by N- 
dimensional arrays.

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Souheil Inati, PhD
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New York University
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-Souheil

On Mar 6, 2007, at 1:02 PM, Glen W. Mabey wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 06, 2007 at 09:43:27AM -0700, Travis Oliphant wrote:
>> Perhaps we could put interp in there as well (it doesn't look too  
>> big).
>>   A simple 1-d interpolation would probably be a useful thing to  
>> have in
>> NumPy.   What do others think?
>
> +1
>
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