python: something completely different

Grant Griffin grant.griffin at
Sun Nov 7 16:47:36 CET 1999

Patty Thomas wrote:
> On Sat, 06 Nov 1999 13:34:10 -0800, Robert Cain <arcane at> wrote:
> >Back to the subject at hand (Python in the DSP universe) has anyone
> >investigated the possibility of conversion, compilation or whatever of
> >MatLab to Python?  I'm naive WRT to both at this point because 1) MatLab
> I know nothing about MatLab, but a quick search here
> reveals that it
> would seem Travis Oliphant has some MatLab like tools (or functions at least)
> which could be useful until someone 'converts, compiles, or whatever', <grin>
> matlab to python here...

As you suggest, Travis is creating a Matlab-like "Signal Processing
Toolbox" for Python.

I don't know if a Matlab-to-Python translator is currently available,
but if not, I don't think it would be all that hard to write one (in
Python, of course).  


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