[SciPy-User] loading mat file in scipy

Alireza Alemi-Neissi alemi@sissa...
Thu Oct 22 10:59:22 CDT 2009

Robin wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 6:24 PM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett@gmail.com>
>> If you are using 0.7.1, then maybe you can let me have a look at your
>> file somehow - maybe by sharing a dropbox folder?

Here is the link of the data:

> Are you able to look at the file I provided:
> http://www.robince.net/robince/structs_cells.mat
> At 900K I think it is a more reasonable size for testing, and in terms
> of s/MB performs a lot slower than the OPs original example. I'm sure
> the root cause for any slowness would be the same - it also has
> structs of cells with structs nested many times.

I am sure the cause of  slow loading of your file and that of mine are the
same. It took ~56sec on my computer to load your data into the python.


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