[Numpy-discussion] Log Arrays
Charles R Harris
Thu May 8 08:20:19 CDT 2008
On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 1:26 AM, T J <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> For precision reasons, I almost always need to work with arrays whose
> elements are log values. My thought was that it would be really neat
> to have a 'logarray' class implemented in C or as a subclass of the
> standard array class. Here is a sample of how I'd like to work with
> these objects:
Floating point numbers are essentially logs to base 2, i.e., integer
exponent and mantissa between 1 and 2. What does using the log buy you?
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