Issue No. 02 - Mar./Apr. (2018 vol. 20)
Serge Guelton , Institut Mines-Télécom Bretagne
Use of the Python language in scientific computing has always been characterized by the coexistence of interpreted Python code and compiled native code, written in languages like C or Fortran. This column takes a fresh look at the problem and introduces Pythran, a new optimization tool designed to efficiently handle unmodified Python code.
FORTRAN, object-oriented programming, program compilers, program interpreters
S. Guelton, "Pythran: Crossing the Python Frontier," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 83-89, 2018.