Miscellaneous routines (scipy.misc)ΒΆ

Various utilities that don’t have another home.

Note that Pillow ( is not a dependency of SciPy, but the image manipulation functions indicated in the list below are not available without it.

ascent() Get an 8-bit grayscale bit-depth, 512 x 512 derived image for easy use in demos
central_diff_weights(Np[, ndiv]) Return weights for an Np-point central derivative.
derivative(func, x0[, dx, n, args, order]) Find the n-th derivative of a function at a point.
face([gray]) Get a 1024 x 768, color image of a raccoon face.

Deprecated functions:

bytescale(*args, **kwds) bytescale is deprecated!
fromimage(*args, **kwds) fromimage is deprecated!
imfilter(*args, **kwds) imfilter is deprecated!
imread(*args, **kwds) imread is deprecated!
imresize(*args, **kwds) imresize is deprecated!
imrotate(*args, **kwds) imrotate is deprecated!
imsave(*args, **kwds) imsave is deprecated!
imshow(*args, **kwds) imshow is deprecated!
toimage(*args, **kwds) toimage is deprecated!

Deprecated aliases:

comb(*args, **kwds) comb is deprecated!
factorial(*args, **kwds) factorial is deprecated!
factorial2(*args, **kwds) factorial2 is deprecated!
factorialk(*args, **kwds) factorialk is deprecated!
logsumexp(*args, **kwds) logsumexp is deprecated!
pade(*args, **kwds) pade is deprecated!
info(*args, **kwds) Get help information for a function, class, or module.
source(*args, **kwds) source is deprecated!
who(*args, **kwds) who is deprecated!