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About the Book

Overview of NumPy 1.5 Beginner’s Guide

  • The first and only book that truly explores NumPy practically
  • Perform high performance calculations with clean and efficient NumPy code
  • Analyze large data sets with statistical functions
  • Execute complex linear algebra and mathematical computations

Details

Language : English
Paperback : 234 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : November 2011
ISBN : 1849515301
ISBN 13 : 978-1-84951-530-6
Author(s) : Ivan Idris
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Beginner’s Guides, Open Source, Python

What you will learn from this book :

  • Installing NumPy
  • Learn to load arrays from files and write arrays to files
  • Work with universal functions
  • Create NumPy matrices
  • Use basic modules that NumPy offers
  • Write unit tests for NumPy code
  • Plot mathematical NumPy results with Matplotlib
  • Integrate with Scipy, a high level Python scientific computing framework built on top of NumPy

Approach

The book is written in beginner’s guide style with each aspect of NumPy demonstrated by real world examples. There is appropriate explained code with the required screenshots thrown in for the novice.

Who this book is written for

This book is for the programmer, scientist or engineer, who has basic Python knowledge and would like to be able to do numerical computations with Python.

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