[Numpy-discussion] Matlab page on scipy wiki

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Fri Feb 10 14:18:01 CST 2006

Alan G Isaac wrote:

>On Fri, 10 Feb 2006, Stefan van der Walt apparently wrote: 
>>In Octave that would be 
>>[1, 0, 1:4, 0, 1] 
>>Using numpy we currently do 
>>concatenate([[1, 0], arange(1,5), [0, 1]]) or 

or even faster


The whole point of r_ is to allow you to use slice notation to build 
ranges easily.  I wrote it precisely to make it easier to construct 
arrays in a simliar style that Matlab allows. 


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