[Scipy-tickets] [SciPy] #1854: scipy.stats.gaussian_kde.integrate functions are slow

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Fri Mar 1 08:01:55 CST 2013

#1854: scipy.stats.gaussian_kde.integrate functions are slow
 Reporter:  itissid                              |       Owner:  rgommers   
     Type:  enhancement                          |      Status:  new        
 Priority:  normal                               |   Milestone:  Unscheduled
Component:  scipy.stats                          |     Version:  0.11.0     
 Keywords:  gaussian_kde, numerical integration  |  
Changes (by pv):

  * owner:  pv => rgommers
  * component:  scipy.special => scipy.stats


 On my machine, ndtr(x) is ~ 10% slower than exp(x), and factor 6 slower
 than addition (or, more likely, memory bandwidth).

 AFAICS, the only way to speed this up would be to restructure the
 computation in KDE,
 which probably isn't possible either. Josef?

Ticket URL: <http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/ticket/1854#comment:3>
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