[Numpy-discussion] (no subject)

Stéfan van der Walt stefan at sun.ac.za
Tue Jan 21 11:45:31 EST 2014

On Tue, 21 Jan 2014 21:56:17 +0530, jennifer stone wrote:
>  I am an undergraduate student with CS as major and have interest in Math
> and Physics. This has led me to use NumPy and SciPy to work on innumerable
> cases involving special polynomial functions and polynomials like Legendre
> polynomials, Bessel Functions and so on. So, The packages are closer known
> to me from this point of view. I have a* few proposals* in mind. But I
> don't have any idea if they are acceptable within the scope of GSoC
> 1. Many special functions and polynomials are neither included in NumPy nor
> on SciPy.. These include Ellipsoidal Harmonic Functions (lames function),
> Cylindrical Harmonic function. Scipy at present supports only spherical
> Harmonic function.

SciPy's spherical harmonics are very inefficient if one is only interested in
computing one specific order.  I'd be so happy if someone would work on that!


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