Python for Scientific Computing

  title={Python for Scientific Computing},
  author={Travis E. Oliphant},
  journal={Computing in Science \& Engineering},
  • T. Oliphant
  • Published 1 May 2007
  • Computer Science
  • Computing in Science & Engineering
Python is an excellent "steering" language for scientific codes written in other languages. However, with additional basic tools, Python transforms into a high-level language suited for scientific and engineering code that's often fast enough to be immediately useful but also flexible enough to be sped up with additional extensions. 

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