[Matrix-SIG] Re: [Pythonmac-SIG] Using Python or Java for data analysis(no flame wars please)

David Ascher david_ascher@yahoo.com
Tue, 6 Apr 1999 03:58:30 -0700 (PDT)


--- Jack Jansen <Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl> wrote:
> I think it's almost a toss-up whether to use Python
> or Java. JPython
> isn't an option for this problem, I think (it _is_
> for many other
> problems), as it doesn't have the plethora of
> modules (like NumPy)
> that Python has.
> 
> Python has NumPy as a strong point, and I don't know
> about similar
> packages for Java. 

I would like to remind folks of Tim Hochberg's effort
called JNumeric.  I haven't heard much recently about
it, but it's IMHO a very worthwhile project.  

Mailing list archives are at:

http://www.egroups.com/list/jnumeric/

--david ascher

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