[Numpy-discussion] anyone to look at #1402?

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Fri Feb 26 04:26:28 CST 2010


On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 07:23:54PM +0900, David Cournapeau wrote:
> David Warde-Farley wrote:
> > My first
> > instinct would be to look for "logdet", but I would also not expect such
> > a function to return the log determinant *and* the sign of the 
> > determinant.

> What about having logadet for the (common) case where log |A| only is 
> needed, and having the more complex function when the sign is needed as 
> well ?

I was more thinking of a 'return_sign=False' keyword argument.

Gaël


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