narray is great.  and if you need more capabilities, there are several
GSL bindings (I still use rb-gsl.rubyforge.org).

I've been using ruby for "fast" numerics and regular calculations for
a number of years, and been quite happy with them.

Cameron

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 20:49, Michael Edgar <adgar / carboni.ca> wrote:
> No they're not, and what serialhex was asking about is completely reasonable. Numpy is a
> C-based Python library that provides high-speed math operations of all sorts. Since Python and
> Ruby 1.9 are quite comparable in terms of performance, it's not at all unreasonable
> to ask if a counterpart to numpy exists for Ruby. Your dismissal is unwarranted.
>
> http://narray.rubyforge.org/ is an old library that handles matrix and vector operations.
> It doesn't offer all of numpy's options. Unfortunately, there are few alternatives for Ruby.
>
> Michael Edgar
> adgar / carboni.ca
> http://carboni.ca/
>
> On Mar 30, 2011, at 9:38 PM, 7stud -- wrote:
>
>> ruby and 'high speed' are sort of antithetical terms.
>>
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>> Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.
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