[Numpy-discussion] How fast are small arrays currently?

David M. Cooke cookedm at physics.mcmaster.ca
Tue Jan 20 15:05:01 CST 2004

On Tuesday 20 January 2004 17:54, Ray Schumacher wrote:
> With a cross-over at ~2000 elements, can we safely say that working with
> video, FITS cubes or other similar imagery would be fastest with numarray
> for summing or dividing 2D arrays? (~920K elements)

My benchmark was for 1-D arrays, but checking 2-D shows the crossover is in 
the same region. I'd say for these types of applications you really want to 
use numarray.

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