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 Good quality documentation is also availably interactively via python docstrings, e.g.

import numpy
print numpy.array.__doc__


BSD license.

Admin notes

The version from the Debian repositories is sufficiently recent currently.