[Numpy-discussion] Counting array elements

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Sun Oct 31 16:01:04 CST 2004

Tim Hochberg wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>> Tim Hochberg wrote:
>>> Could you describe the SciPy axis convention: I'm not familiar with it.
>> axis=-1
> OK, so Numarray (currently) and Numeric use axis=0,

Well, sometimes.  :-)

> SciPy uses axis=-1 

I should note that this convention is for Scipy-defined functions. With 
one unfortunate exception (cumsum), Scipy does not overwrite Numeric's 
axis default for Numeric-defined functions.

Robert Kern
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