[Numpy-discussion] Math Library

David Goldsmith d.l.goldsmith@gmail....
Mon Apr 5 10:45:23 CDT 2010


On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 8:40 AM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> David Cournapeau has mentioned that he would like to have a numpy math
> library that would supply missing functions and I'm wondering how we should
> organise the source code. Should we put a mathlib directory in
> numpy/core/src? Inside that directory would be functions for
> single/double/extended/quad precision. Should they be in separate
> directories? What about complex versions? I'm thinking that a good start
> would be to borrow the msun functions for doubles. We should also make a
> list of what functions would go into the library and what interface the
> complex functions present.
>
> Thoughts?
>

For starters: you talking things like Airy, Bessel, Gamma, stuff like that?

DG

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> Chuck
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