Issue No.03 - May/June (2007 vol.9)
Travis E. Oliphant , Brigham Young University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2007.58
By itself, 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.
Python, computer languages, scientific programming, scientific computing
Travis E. Oliphant, "Python for Scientific Computing", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.9, no. 3, pp. 10-20, May/June 2007, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2007.58