[Numpy-discussion] NumPy foundations

Chao YUE chaoyuejoy@gmail....
Thu Oct 13 08:09:23 CDT 2011

I think in the attached numpy guide (I downloaded some days ago from numpy
website) by Travis E. Oliphant, he talked about some of the development of
numpy. and how
scipy and numeric evolved to numpy (if I am not wrong here....) hope it can
be of a little help.


2011/10/13 Linus Jundén <linus.junden@gmail.com>

> Hello everyone!
> I am about to make a NumPy presentation for my colleges in about a
> week. I want to tell them something about the history of the library
> and what kind of code it relies on. While researching and preparing
> for this presentation I found it very hard to find information about
> the origins of the numeric code. I might of course dive into the
> source code itself but thought that someone else might have the same
> questions. That's what the list is for, right?
> Is NumPy based on some external code like e.g. BLAS, LAPACK etc or is
> it coded from scratch? Anyone out there that can settle the question?
> Regards
> Linus Jundén
> Umeå University, Sweden
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