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From: Toon Knapen (toon.knapen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-22 14:14:25

rgarcia1771 wrote:

> Greetings,
> --- In boost_at_y..., Toon Knapen <toon.knapen_at_s...> wrote:
>>The most important difference with Blitz++ is that slicing in Blitz++
>>speak means also reducing the order of the array. In ublas &
>>multi_array, slicing means a 'strided range'. I think it is
> important to
>>define concepts in conformance with Blitz++ as it's still one of the
>>default array libraries out there.
> I didn't mean to refer to "slicing" in the multi_array documentation.
> I am in the process of rewriting it. If I recall correctly, the
> Blitz documentation separates the ideas of "subarray" and "slicing"
> (I'll have to check). I meant to combine the concepts under the idea
> of "views." What Blitz refers to as a slice, I meant to be a
> considered a view with degenerate dimensions. I would like the
> terminology to be at least self-consistent.

Yes, I like the term 'degenerate dimension' more clear as slicing.

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