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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Test updates in trunk: need for (mini) review?
From: Gennadiy Rozenal (rogeeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-04 04:39:20

Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. <jeffrey.hellrung <at>> writes:

> > > f) grid - dataset constructed by "multiplying" 2 datasets of
> > the different sizes and types
> > For people with a database background, "cross product" is the obvious name
> > for this. Calling it anything else is silly.
> Uh, this is Cartesian product [4], not a cross product [5], as far as I'm
> concerned. Cartesian product > grid > cross product.

Cartesian product is probably the right name, but it sounds too formal to me
personally. I'd like this to be clear in "layman" terms. I think of grid dataset
as nodes on a N dimensional grid, where each dimension represent a dataset we
"multiplying". So each node of grid is sample in our grid dataset.


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