Official abbreviation for: import scipy as sp/sc

The “official” answer, according to the Scipy documentation, is that there is really no reason to ever

import scipy

since all of the interesting functions in Scipy are actually located in the submodules, which are not automatically imported. Therefore, the recommended method is to use

from scipy import fftpack
from scipy import integrate

then, functions can be called with


Personally, I always use

import scipy.fftpack

and live with the slightly longer function call


This way I know where the functions are coming from.

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