[Numpy-discussion] switching to float32

Christian K. ckkart at hoc.net
Fri Jun 26 04:39:37 EDT 2009

John Schulman <joschu <at> caltech.edu> writes:

> I'm trying to reduce the memory used in a calculation, so I'd like to
> switch my program to float32 instead of float64. Is it possible to
> change the numpy default float size, so I don't have to explicitly
> state dtype=np.float32 everywhere?

Possibly not the nicest way, but

np.float64 = np.float32 

somewhere at the beginning should work.


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