I've been working in R but sometimes switching to python. I'd like a more inter-language portable way of storing a large array than a csv file. (The particular csv file I'm dealing with is about 10^6 ...
TL,DR What is the accepted best practice in scientific computing circles for storing large quantities of hierarchically structured data? For example, SQL does not play nicely with large sparse ...
Are there any tools specifically designed for compressing floating point scientific data? If a function is smooth, there's obviously a lot of correlation between the numbers representing that ...
How would you represent functions of type $[-1, 1]^n \to \mathbb R \;$ for moderate $n$? How would you integrate them? For small $n$ (1-2) such functions can be represented as histograms, vectors in ...