[SciPy-dev] Bessel functions from Boost

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Mon Feb 9 11:05:05 CST 2009


Mon, 09 Feb 2009 09:28:42 -0700, Charles R Harris wrote:
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> Here are some references for both testing and implementations:
> http://math.nist.gov/mcsd/Reports/2001/nesf/ . I found Cody's book(s) a
> good reference back in the day.
> 
> I wonder if anything happened with this proposal:
> http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.44.7298 ?

Thanks for the references.

> Note the references to Cody which are to works with both
> implementations and tests. I think Cody was responsible for specfun,
> have there been problems with that package?

Confusingly enough, the 'specfun.f' in Scipy is AFAICS not Cody's 
netlib.org/specfun. Cody's code does have tests.

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Pauli Virtanen



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