[SciPy-Dev] Splines

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Thu Feb 21 07:47:50 CST 2013


On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 2:54 AM, Nathaniel Smith <njs@pobox.com> wrote:

> I'm not an expert on spline implementation in general, but for statistical
> regression applications, we need to be able to evaluate the individual
> functions in an arbitrary spline basis at irregular x points, which is not
> well supported by the current API. (splev only computes linear combinations
> of the full basis set, so to get individual basis functions we have to do
> multiple evaluations with linear combinations like [0, 0, 1].) So keeping
> this use case in mind would be nice :-).
>
> <snip>

Can you be more specific here? Design matrices?

Chuck
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