# NumPy¶

## Description¶

NumPy is the fundamental package needed for scientific computing with Python. It contains functionality for arrays, linear algebra, Fourier transforms, random numbers, integration of C, C++ and Fortran code, etc.

## User instructions¶

NumPy 1.12.1 is installed on all workstations from the Debian repositories for both python2 and python3.

Documentation is available at http://numpy.scipy.org. Good quality documentation is also availably interactively via python docstrings, e.g.

```
import numpy
print numpy.array.__doc__
```

## Source¶

## License¶

BSD license.

## Admin notes¶

The version from the Debian repositories is sufficiently recent currently.