[Numpy-discussion] Fixing issue of future opaqueness of ndarray this summer

Frédéric Bastien nouiz at nouiz.org
Tue May 15 11:42:30 EDT 2012


On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 6:42 AM, mark florisson
<markflorisson88 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I assumed as much, in any case I was going to start with dense arrays,
> simply because they are in common use and well-defined at this point.
> Maybe what we really want is just lazy evaluation that works for
> different array layouts and storage mechanisms, and a smart JIT that
> can evaluate our linear algebra and array expressions in an optimal
> fashion (memory/cache-wise, but also out-of-core wise). This probably
> means writing everything in a high level language, because even if
> your Fortran routines themselves would use your lazy evaluation
> library, your linear algebra library wouldn't for sure :) Anyway, I'm
> going to be pragmatic and investigate how much of Theano we can reuse
> in Cython now.

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