[SciPy-dev] [SciPy-user] numpy's math library?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 00:22:16 CST 2006


On 1/11/06, Travis E. Oliphant <oliphant.travis at ieee.org> wrote:
> Charles R Harris wrote:
> >
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >
> >     Will we really have to test for all of these if we add them?  It would
> >     be nice to have a single HAVE_C99 defined that we could use to test for
> >     the presence and/or absence of these functions.
> >
> >
> >  I use erf and erfc pretty often.  If only every c compiler were c99
> > compliant we could bring in all the standard functions.
>
> I think what we are proposing is a small project to bring just the
> functions defined in the C99 standard over to numpy.   Yes, they would
> have to be in C to do that.  Complex-versions would be nice but not
> necessary for all of them.

Here is a list to start with. Some of these probably aren't in the C99
standard and some might not be suitable for ufuncs.

/* Arc cosine of X.  */
acos
/* Arc sine of X.  */
asin
/* Arc tangent of X.  */
atan
/* Arc tangent of Y/X.  */
atan2
/* Cosine of X.  */
cos
/* Sine of X.  */
sin
/* Tangent of X.  */
tan
/* Hyperbolic cosine of X.  */
cosh
/* Hyperbolic sine of X.  */
sinh
/* Hyperbolic tangent of X.  */
tanh
/* Hyperbolic arc cosine of X.  */
acosh
/* Hyperbolic arc sine of X.  */
asinh
/* Hyperbolic arc tangent of X.  */
atanh
/* Exponential function of X.  */
exp
/* Break VALUE into a normalized fraction and an integral power of 2.  */
frexp
/* X times (two to the EXP power).  */
ldexp
/* Natural logarithm of X.  */
log
/* Base-ten logarithm of X.  */
log10
/* Break VALUE into integral and fractional parts.  */
modf
/* A function missing in all standards: compute exponent to base ten.  */
exp10
/* Another name occasionally used.  */
pow10
/* Return exp(X) - 1.  */
expm1
/* Return log(1 + X).  */
log1p
/* Return the base 2 signed integral exponent of X.  */
logb
/* Compute base-2 exponential of X.  */
exp2
/* Compute base-2 logarithm of X.  */
log2
/* Return X to the Y power.  */
pow
/* Return the square root of X.  */
sqrt
/* Return `sqrt(X*X + Y*Y)'.  */
hypot
/* Return the cube root of X.  */
cbrt
/* Smallest integral value not less than X.  */
ceil
/* Absolute value of X.  */
fabs
/* Largest integer not greater than X.  */
floor
/* Floating-point modulo remainder of X/Y.  */
fmod
/* Return the remainder of X/Y.  */
drem
/* Return the fractional part of X after dividing out `ilogb (X)'.  */
significand
/* Return X with its signed changed to Y's.  */
copysign
/* Bessel functions  */
j0
j1
jn
y0
y1
yn
erf
erfc
lgamma
tgamma
/* Obsolete alias for `lgamma'.  */
gamma
/* Return the integer nearest X in the direction of the prevailing
rounding mode.  */
rint
/* Return X + epsilon if X < Y, X - epsilon if X > Y.  */
nextafter
nexttoward
/* Return the remainder of integer divison X / Y with infinite precision.  */
remainder
/* Return X times (2 to the Nth power).  */
scalbn
/* Return the binary exponent of X, which must be nonzero.  */
ilogb
/* Return X times (2 to the Nth power).  */
scalbln
/* Round X to integral value in floating-point format using current
rounding direction, but do not raise inexact exception.  */
nearbyint
/* Round X to nearest integral value, rounding halfway cases away from zero.  */
round
/* Round X to the integral value in floating-point format nearest but
not larger in magnitude.  */
trunc
/* Compute remainder of X and Y and put in *QUO a value with sign of x/y
   and magnitude congruent `mod 2^n' to the magnitude of the integral
   quotient x/y, with n >= 3.  */
remquo
/* Round X to nearest integral value according to current rounding
direction.  */
lrint
llrint
/* Round X to nearest integral value, rounding halfway cases away from zero.  */
lround
llround
/* Return positive difference between X and Y.  */
fdim
/* Return maximum numeric value from X and Y.  */
fmax
/* Return minimum numeric value from X and Y.  */
fmin
/* Multiply-add function computed as a ternary operation.  */
fma
/* Return X times (2 to the Nth power).  */
scalb

Chuck




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