[SciPy-user] displaying spherical harmonics with different resolution...

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Jan 25 17:58:20 CST 2007

Anne Archibald wrote:
> On 25/01/07, fred <fredmfp at gmail.com> wrote:
>> fred a écrit :
>>> fred a écrit :
>>>> What's wrong ?
>>> I forgot to mention that if I use litteral expressions instead of
>>> scipy.special.sph_harm func,
>>> it works fine with the nicer mesh.
>> Nobody can help me to fix this issue ?? :-(
> It looks to me like you've found another problem with cephes; we just
> had a discussion of the unsatisfactoriness of cephes' Bessel
> functions. But replacing cephes is a big big job, as is improving
> it... so when it appears you can work around your problem, you hear a
> guilty silence.

I don't think so. Plotting the real and imaginary parts as images gives the same
image (modulo resolution) for me on OS X. The problem is possibly in the code
that was used to generate the meshes.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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