[SciPy-user] quaternion and slerp interpolator, and all that

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Jun 3 16:56:40 CDT 2009


On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 16:39, killian koepsell <koepsell@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a related question. I have programmed a couple of
> quaternion-valued functions and used arrays with a customized numpy
> dtype for it. Something like
>
>  dtype = [('r',np.double),('i',np.double),('j',np.double),('k',np.double)]
>
> Now, I am wondering if there is an easy way (e.g. using cython) to
> define a custom quaternion scalar type and make numpy aware of it. I
> found some information in the numpy book about this topic but couldn't
> find any example code.
>
> If anyone has working example code, that would be great -- as I said,
> ideally using cython, but c code would be fine too.

Look at the docs/newdtype_example/ directory.

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Robert Kern

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