Issue No. 02 - March/April (2011 vol. 13)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2010.118
Stefan Behnel , TU Darmstadt
Robert Bradshaw , Google
Craig Citro , Google
Lisandro Dalcin , National University of the Litoral, Santa Fe
Dag Sverre Seljebotn , University of Oslo
Kurt Smith , University of Wisconsin-Madison
Cython is a Python language extension that allows explicit type declarations and is compiled directly to C. As such, it addresses Python's large overhead for numerical loops and the difficulty of efficiently using existing C and Fortran code, which Cython can interact with natively.
Python, Cython, numerics, scientific computing
L. Dalcin, R. Bradshaw, K. Smith, C. Citro, S. Behnel and D. S. Seljebotn, "Cython: The Best of Both Worlds," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 13, no. , pp. 31-39, 2010.