[SciPy-User] loading mat file in scipy

Matthew Brett matthew.brett@gmail....
Thu Nov 12 01:51:23 CST 2009


Hi,

> http://www.robince.net/robince/structs_cells.mat
> http://mail.scipy.org/pipermail/scipy-user/2009-April/020860.html
>
> Make sure you are using a recent version of scipy. I think there was
> some performance fixes that improved it - with current scipy SVN on a
> macbook pro structs_cells.mat takes about 28s to load
> (structs_as_record doesn't seem to make a difference). This is already
> some improvement (40s in April, 4 minutes prior to that). On Matlab it
> takes about 1.4s.

The current code from the git branch that I posted is now running at
around 1.5 s to load your file, on a fast machine. Matlab 7.4 is
taking around 5s on the same machine.

Best,

Matthew


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