[Numpy-discussion] Assigning complex values to a real array
Dr. Phillip M. Feldman
Wed Dec 9 19:51:03 CST 2009
Pauli Virtanen-3 wrote:
> I'd think that downcasting is different from dropping the imaginary part.
There are many ways (in fact, an unlimited number) to downcast from complex
to real. Here are three possibilities:
- Take the real part.
- Take the magnitude (root-mean-square of the real and imaginary parts).
- Assign a NaN.
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