[Numpy-discussion] einsum

Joshua Holbrook josh.holbrook at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 17:01:14 EST 2011

On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 12:48 PM, Mark Wiebe <mwwiebe at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 1:36 PM, Joshua Holbrook <josh.holbrook at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 11:27 AM, Mark Wiebe <mwwiebe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I wrote a new function, einsum, which implements Einstein summation
>> > notation, and I'd like comments/thoughts from people who might be
>> > interested
>> > in this kind of thing.
>> This sounds really cool! I've definitely considered doing something
>> like this previously, but never really got around to seriously
>> figuring out any sensible API.
>> Do you have the source up somewhere? I'd love to try it out myself.
> You can check out the new_iterator branch from here:
> https://github.com/m-paradox/numpy
> $ git clone https://github.com/m-paradox/numpy.git
> Cloning into numpy...
> -Mark

Thanks for the link!

How closely coupled is this new code with numpy's internals? That is,
could you factor it out into its own package? If so, then people could
have immediate use out of it without having to integrate it into numpy


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