[SciPy-User] Proposal for a new data analysis toolbox

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Mon Nov 22 11:06:18 CST 2010


On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 10:35 AM, Keith Goodman <kwgoodman@gmail.com> wrote:
> This thread started on the numpy list:
> http://mail.scipy.org/pipermail/numpy-discussion/2010-November/053958.html
>
> I think we should narrow the focus of the package by only including
> functions that operate on numpy arrays. That would cut out date
> utilities, label indexing utilities, and binary operations with
> various join methods on the labels. It would leave us with three
> categories: faster versions of numpy/scipy nan functions, moving
> window statistics, and group functions.

Returning back to the integer questions:

It would be nice to have nan handling for integer arrays with a user
defined nan, e.g. -9999.
That would allow faster operations or avoid having to use floats.

Josef


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