[Numpy-discussion] Numpy performance vs Matlab.

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Wed Jan 7 11:56:26 CST 2009

josef.pktd@gmail.com wrote:
> So for simple loops python looses, but for other things, python wins
> by a huge margin.

which emphasizes the point that you can't write code the same way in the 
two languages, though I'd argue that that code needs refactoring in any 

However, numpy's reference semantics is definitely a strong advantage of 
MATLAB -- more flexibility in general.


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