[SciPy-dev] Problem with flapack

Pearu Peterson pearu at cens.ioc.ee
Fri Feb 15 15:46:28 CST 2002


On Fri, 15 Feb 2002, Heiko Henkelmann wrote:

> If a polynomial has only real and conjugate complex roots the coefficients
> are real. This is a very easy way to determine if the coefficients of a
> polynomial can be polished to real.

Sure, in theory. But if these numbers are computed then scipy
internals can never know what are assumptions behind the
computations. Only users can know or should know the assumptions and
do the polishing if they find it correct.

Pearu




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