[SciPy-dev] Single precision FFT

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Tue Jan 6 07:24:38 CST 2009


2009/1/6 David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp>:
>> Has there been any progress on the single precision FFT front?
>
> Not that I am aware of - for sure nothing has been committed to the
> scipy tree. There was some discussion recently about something
> interested in doing the work in numpy - but I think this should be done
> in scipy (to avoid putting more code in numpy - and because the
> underliong fortran code is already there for single precision in scipy
> case).
>
> For anyone moderately familiar with f2py and numpy, it would not take
> much time, since it would mostly be a copy and paste of the existing
> code for the low-level wrapper, and a bit careful work to avoid breaking
> any public API for the high-level wrapper,

I think this would make a very good GSOC project.  I heard that some
students were interested in working on Scipy.

Regards
Stéfan


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