[Neuroimaging] Using Python libs from MATLAB

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 13:51:26 EDT 2016


On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 10:43 AM, Samuel St-Jean <stjeansam at gmail.com> wrote:
> Regarding loading mat files, I was exactly doing that today, and it turns
> out anything that is matlab >= 2006b is using a file format without any
> converter currently existing.
> There are bug reports about that, but it still is a work in progress since a
> long time ago, so maybe not waiting on that for now is better to get stuff
> rolling.
> See https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?45706 and while looking for it I alos
> found this
> http://octave.1599824.n4.nabble.com/Support-for-Matlab-s-7-3-file-format-td4676198.html

Those are for Octave I believe.  No, there's no support for the HDF5
matlab 7.3 file format in scipy, because scipy doesn't have a library
for reading hdf5.   I don't think there's any plan to add that support
soon, but it would be good to have, with an optional dependency on



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