[SciPy-user] Reading MATLAB 7.4 (HDF5 based) .mat files

Anne Archibald peridot.faceted@gmail....
Mon Jun 23 23:01:56 CDT 2008


2008/6/23 Jonathan Hunt <jjh@42quarks.com>:

> The current SciPy libraries for reading MATLAB .mat files only support
> v6 and v7.1 format. Just wondering if anyone is currently working on
> adding support for 7.4 (HDF5 based) .mat files.

My last use of MATLAB was some ten years ago so I haven't tried it,
but "pytables" is a general-purpose HDF5 reader, so presumably it
should be a fairly convenient way to get at MATLAB files.

Anne


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