[Numpy-discussion] Fwd: GPU Numpy

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Thu Aug 6 18:26:59 CDT 2009

James Bergstra wrote:
> The plan you describe is a good one, and Theano
> (www.pylearn.org/theano) almost exactly implements it.  You should
> check it out.  It does not use 'with' syntax at the moment, but it
> could provide the backend machinery for your mechanism if you want to
> go forward with that.  Theano provides
> - symbolic expression building for a big subset of what numpy can do
> (and a few things that it doesn't)
> - expression optimization (for faster and more accurate computations)
> - dynamic code generation
> - cacheing of compiled functions to disk.
Thank you James, theano looks great. :-D


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