Newbie - converting csv files to arrays in NumPy - Matlab vs. Numpy comparison
robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Jan 12 07:28:43 CET 2007
Travis E. Oliphant wrote:
> If you use numpy.fromfile, you need to skip past the initial header row
> yourself. Something like this:
> fid = open('somename.csv')
# I think you also meant to include this line:
header = fid.readline()
> data = numpy.fromfile(fid, sep=',').reshape(-1,6)
> # for 6-column data.
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