[SciPy-dev] DCT naming conventions ?

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Mon Jan 19 21:55:35 CST 2009


Scott David Daniels wrote:
> David Cournapeau wrote:
>   
>> ...  def dct(x, type=2, n=None, axis=-1, norm=None):
>>     
> maybe this is bike-shedding, but wouldn't
>      def dct(x, type=2, n=None, axis=-1, normalize=False)
> Where any false means no normalization and any true means do ortho
> normalization?  Or do you forsee non-ortho normalizations being
> implemented?
>   

Yes, several normalization schemes are possible - it is mostly a matter
of convention. I implemented one normalization scheme to get the same
results as matlab, which I needed for my case.

cheers,

David


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