Learning NumPy Array : supercharge your scientific Python computations by understanding how to use the NumPy library effectively / Ivan Idris ; Duraid Fatouhi, cover image.

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Idris, Ivan, author.
1st edition
Birmingham, England : Packt Publishing, 2014.
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1 online resource (164 p.)
Python (Computer program language).
Numerical analysis -- Data processing.
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A step-by-step guide, packed with examples of practical numerical analysis that will give you a comprehensive, but concise overview of NumPy. This book is for programmers, scientists, or engineers, who have basic Python knowledge and would like to be able to do numerical computations with Python.
Cover; Copyright; Credits; About the Author; About the Reviewers;; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Getting Started with NumPy; Python; Installing NumPy, Matplotlib, SciPy, and IPython on Windows; Installing NumPy, Matplotlib, SciPy, and IPython on Linux; Installing NumPy, Matplotlib, and SciPy on Mac OS X; Building from source; NumPy arrays; Adding arrays; Online resources and help; Summary; Chapter 2: NumPy Basics; The NumPy array object; The advantages of using NumPy arrays; Creating a multidimensional array; Selecting array elements; NumPy numerical types
Data type objectsCharacter codes; dtype constructors; dtype attributes; Creating a record data type; One-dimensional slicing and indexing; Manipulating array shapes; Stacking arrays; Splitting arrays; Array attributes; Converting arrays; Creating views and copies; Fancy indexing; Indexing with a list of locations; Indexing arrays with Booleans; Stride tricks for Sudoku; Broadcasting arrays; Summary; Chapter 3: Basic Data Analysis with NumPy; Introducing the dataset; Determining the daily temperature range; Looking for evidence of global warming; Comparing solar radiation versus temperature
Analyzing wind directionAnalyzing wind speed; Analyzing precipitation and sunshine duration; Analyzing monthly precipitation in De Bilt; Analyzing atmospheric pressure in De Bilt; Analyzing atmospheric humidity in De Bilt; Summary; Chapter 4: Simple Predictive Analytics with NumPy; Examining autocorrelation of average temperature with pandas; Describing data with pandas DataFrames; Correlating weather and stocks with pandas; Predicting temperature; Autoregressive model with lag 1; Autoregressive model with lag 2; Analysing intra-year daily average temperatures
Introducing the day-of-the-year temperature modelModeling temperature with the SciPy leastsq function; Day-of-year temperature take two; Moving-average temperature model with lag 1; The Autoregressive Moving Average temperature model; The time-dependent temperature mean adjusted autoregressive model; Outliers analysis of average De Bilt temperature; Using more robust statistics; Summary; Chapter 5: Signal Processing Techniques; Introducing the Sunspot data; Sifting continued; Moving averages; Smoothing functions; Forecasting with an ARMA model; Filtering a signal; Designing the filter
Demonstrating cointegrationSummary; Chapter 6: Profiling, Debugging, and Testing; Assert functions; The assert_almost_equal function; Approximately equal arrays; The assert_array_almost_equal function; Profiling a program with IPython; Debugging with IPython; Performing Unit tests; Nose tests decorators; Summary; Chapter 7: The Scientific Python Ecosystem; Numerical integration; Interpolation; Using Cython with NumPy; Clustering stocks with scikit-learn; Detecting corners; Comparing NumPy to Blaze; Summary; Index
Includes index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed July 3, 2014).
Fatouhi, Duraid, cover designer.
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