[SciPy-user] complex error function in scipy.special

Nils Wagner nwagner at mecha.uni-stuttgart.de
Fri Mar 3 12:03:16 CST 2006


On 3 Mar 2006 17:42:02 -0000
  "morovia" <morovia at rediffmail.com> wrote:
>  
> Hello,
> 
> I would like to know whether complex error function 
>which can accept complex argument is implemented in 
>scipy.special.
> 
> w(z) = i/pi*int(exp(-t**2)/(z-t))dt   limits: -Inf to 
>Inf
> 
> where z is complex.
> 
> Thanks,
> Morovia.
In [2]: ?erf
Type:           ufunc
String Form:    <ufunc 'erf'>
Namespace:      Interactive
Docstring:
     y = erf(x) y=erf(z) returns the error function of 
complex argument defined as
     as 2/sqrt(pi)*integral(exp(-t**2),t=0..z)
  
Nils



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