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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-22 05:37:27


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Zero Mind
>Sent: 21 March 2008 18:15
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: [boost] [gsoc2008] Polynomial Library.
>Hi everyone.
>My name is Pawel Kieliszczyk. I'm a student of Wroclaw University of
>Technology in Poland.
>My idea for a GSoC project was to biuld an advanced library
>for polynomial
>manipulation. Boost offers a simple class with basic operations here:
>and usefull functions here:
>John Maddock suggested me via e-mail to improve and extend
>this library.
>I would like to introduce to you my proposals.
>What could be added?
>- multiplication algorithm using FFT
>- '/', '/=', '%' and '%=' operators
>- greatest common divisor of polynomials
>- factorisation
>- derivatives and integrals
>- conversions between various polynomial forms
>- faster evaluation of a polynomial
>- finding a polynomial if n points are given (degree of a
>polynomial is n-1)
>- I am still thinking.
>Generally speaking the library would become more advanced.
>What do you think about this?

Sounds useful.

If a niche need.

But there are more people who need this than know they do ;-)


Paul A Bristow
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