[Numpy-discussion] chebyshev polynomials
Thu Sep 24 21:14:09 CDT 2009
On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 21:00, Charles R Harris
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 1:31 PM, Robert Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 14:18, Pauli Virtanen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > As a side note, should the cheby* versions of `polyval`, `polymul` etc.
>> > just be dropped to reduce namespace clutter? You can do the same things
>> > already within just class methods and arithmetic.
>> Just to clarify, you mean having classmethods that work on plain
>> arrays of Chebyshev coefficients? I'm +1 on that. I'm -1 on only
>> having a ChebyPoly class with instance methods, although it would be
>> useful to have as an adjunct to the plain routines.
> Let me see if I understand this correctly. You like the idea of a class with
> class methods, avoiding namespace polution, but you aren't so hot on having
> a chebyshev class like poly1d that contains the series info and overloads
> some of the operators?
I'm not so hot on *only* having a chebyshev class like poly1d. As I
said, it would be useful to have one, but I still want routines that
work on plain arrays.
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enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
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