[Image-SIG] Data visualization

W.T. Bridgman William.T.Bridgman.1 at gsfc.nasa.gov
Fri Jul 28 13:48:44 CEST 2006

I've used PIL for generating images from numarray/numpy.

However, for plots, curves, and similar viz work, I've done some work  
with matplotlib or gnuplot-py when I needed interactivity.

For publication-quality postscript graphics, I've had good results  
with PyX (pyx.sourceforge.net).

On Jul 28, 2006, at 6:00 AM, image-sig-request at python.org wrote:

> From: "Eckhoff, Michael A CIV N62306" <michael.eckhoff at navy.mil>
> Date: July 27, 2006 4:39:04 PM EDT
> To: <image-sig at python.org>
> Subject: [Image-SIG] Data visualization
> I've been reading the book by Langtangen ("Python Scripting for  
> Computational Science") in which I recall his mentioning PIL,  
> although I cannot find any reference to it in his index. Has anyone  
> used PIL to visualize the data in a Numpy array (or whatever the  
> latest version is called)? Is it feasible to use the Image class  
> for drawing vector fields, contours, etc. as in matlab? Is  there a  
> connection with matplotlib?
> I'd especially be interested if there are any oceanographers out  
> there who are willing to share such Python applications.
> Thank you,
> Michael Eckhoff

Dr. William T."Tom" Bridgman               Scientific Visualization  
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