[Numpy-discussion] NumPy in Teaching

Perry Greenfield perry@stsci....
Thu Mar 1 10:03:34 CST 2007

On Feb 28, 2007, at 7:32 PM, Joe Harrington wrote:

> Hi Steve,
> I have taught Astronomical Data Analysis twice at Cornell using IDL,
> and I will be teaching it next Fall at UCF using NumPy.  Though I've
> been active here in the recent past, I'm actually not a regular NumPy
> user myself yet (I used Numeric experimentally for about 6 months in
> 1997), so I'm a bit nervous.  There isn't the kind of documentation
> and how-to support for Numpy that there is for IDL, though our web
> site is a start in that direction.  One thought I've had in making the
> transition easier is to put up a syntax and function concordance,
> similar to that available for MATLAB.  I thought this existed.  Maybe
> Perry can point me to it.  Just adding a column to the MATLAB one
> would be fine.

I made one for IDL, but I don't recall one for matlab. If anyone has  
done one, I sure would like to incorporate it into the tutorial I'm  
revising if possible.


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