[Numpy-discussion] rc1 of the chebyshev module.

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Oct 3 21:18:53 CDT 2009


On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 7:12 PM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com>wrote:

> Attached is the first rc of the chebyshev module. The module documentation
> is not yet complete and no doubt the rest of the documentation needs to be
> reviewed. The tests cover basic functionality at this point but need to be
> extended to cover the Chebyshev object. Nevertheless, the module should be
> usable.
>
> Note that the most convenient way to do the least squared fits is with the
> static method Chebyshev.fit, which will return a Chebyshev object that
> contains both the resulting Chebyshev series and its domain.
>
> Some naming questions remain. ISTM that "lstsq" or "leastsq" might be a
> better name than fit. Likewise, I have kept the poly1d names "deriv" and
> "integ", but "der" and "int" might be more appropriate.
>
> Operators behave as expected for +, -, and * but there is no truedivision
> unless both operands can be interpreted as scalars. When division hasn't
> been imported from __future__, the / and // operators are both floordivision
> and % returns the remainder. Divmod behaves as expected.
>
> Any feedback is welcome.
>
>
And an updated test to reflect changes in treatment of leading zeros.

Chuck
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