[SciPy-user] Does scipy have a function to...?

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 18:10:50 CDT 2006


Clinton Allen wrote:
> You might look at Chebyshev polynomials. They have a "min-max of the error"
> property. One place to start is
> http://mathworld.wolfram.com/ChebyshevApproximationFormula.html 
> <http://mathworld.wolfram.com/ChebyshevApproximationFormula.html>

Unfortunately, that's two-sided error. It won't do what he wants.

> Don't know if there's any python code for using these.

scipy.special.cheby{t,u,c,s}

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