[Scipy-tickets] [SciPy] #1105: Logarithmic chirp frequency sweep incorrect

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#1105: Logarithmic chirp frequency sweep incorrect
 Reporter:  johntryan                    |       Owner:  somebody
     Type:  defect                       |      Status:  apply   
 Priority:  normal                       |   Milestone:  0.8.0   
Component:  scipy.signal                 |     Version:  0.7.0   
 Keywords:  chirp logarithmic frequency  |  

Comment(by warren):

 I just checked matlab's chirp here:


 The method they call 'logarithmic' is what I have implemented as
 'geometric'.  So perhaps we should just replace the old formula in the
 'logarithmic' method with the correct formula for a true logarithmic (aka
 geometric, aka exponential) sweep.  That's my preference now.  I kept the
 old formula in there for backwards compatibility, but I'm now convinced
 this is actually undesirable.

Ticket URL: <http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/ticket/1105#comment:10>
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