[Numpy-discussion] About speed vs math...

Jerome Kieffer Jerome.Kieffer at esrf.fr
Mon Jun 3 03:30:02 EDT 2013

On Mon, 3 Jun 2013 07:33:23 +0100
David Cournapeau <cournape at gmail.com> wrote:

> > While not surprising, I did not expect numpy to be so much slower (25x)...
> It is a known limitation of numpy scalars. As soon as you use array
> that are not tiny, the speed difference disappears and then favors
> numpy arrays (around 50 on my own machine, but that's platform
> specific).

Thanks for the figure and the explanation.

Jérôme Kieffer
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