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NumPy

Versions Installed

Fionn: 1.8.0 and 1.10.1, compiled with intel compilers, available in both python 2 and python 3

Description

NumPy is the fundamental package needed for scientific computing with Python. It contains among other things:

  • a powerful N-dimensional array object
  • sophisticated (broadcasting) functions
  • tools for integrating C/C++ and Fortran code
  • useful linear algebra, Fourier transform, and random number capabilities

Besides its obvious scientific uses, NumPy can also be used as an efficient multi-dimensional container of generic data. Arbitrary data-types can be defined. This allows NumPy to seamlessly and speedily integrate with a wide variety of databases.

License

NumPy is open source and the full text of its licensing terms can be found at http://www.numpy.org/license.html.

Benchmarks

None available.

Additional Notes

Loading NumPy module will also automatically load a compatible version of Python module which is ideally compiled with the same compiler (GCC or Intel) as the NumPy package.

To use NumPy with default python2 installed on fionn:

module load python numpy/python2/intel/1.8.0

To use NumPy with default python3 installed on fionn:

module load python numpy/python3/intel/1.8.0

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