[Numpy-discussion] FFTS for numpy's FFTs (was: Re: Choosing between NumPy and SciPy functions)

Jerome Kieffer Jerome.Kieffer at esrf.fr
Tue Oct 28 03:32:19 EDT 2014

On Tue, 28 Oct 2014 04:28:37 +0000
Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:

> It's definitely attractive. Some potential issues that might need dealing
> with, based on a quick skim:

In my tests, numpy's FFTPACK isn't that bad considering 
* (virtually) no extra overhead for installation
* (virtually) no plan creation time
* not that slower for each transformation

Because the plan creation was taking ages with FFTw, numpy's FFTPACK was often faster (overall)

Jérôme Kieffer
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