# [SciPy-User] polynomials - just some pictures

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Sun Nov 21 14:41:12 CST 2010

```another installment in looking at polynomials  - just some pictures this time

(filename is still a misnomer)

Josef
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import numpy as np
import numpy.polynomial as npp
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

nobs = 100
lb, ub = -1,1
x = np.linspace(lb,ub,nobs)

for Poly in [npp.Polynomial, npp.Chebyshev]:
plt.figure()
for deg in range(5):
coeffs = np.zeros(5)
coeffs[deg] = 1
y = Poly(coeffs)(x)
plt.plot(x, y)
plt.title(Poly.__name__)

lb, ub = -2,2
x = np.linspace(lb,ub,nobs)
for Poly in [npp.Polynomial, npp.Chebyshev]:
plt.figure()
for deg in range(5):
coeffs = np.zeros(5)
coeffs[deg] = 1
y = Poly(coeffs, domain=[-2,2])(x)
plt.plot(x, y)
plt.title(Poly.__name__)

from scipy import special

nobs = 100
lb, ub = -1,1
x = np.linspace(lb,ub,nobs)

for Poly in [special.hermitenorm, special.legendre]:
plt.figure()
for deg in range(5):
y = Poly(deg)(x)
plt.plot(x, y)
plt.title(Poly.__name__)

plt.show()
```