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Re: [glas] value_type

From: Herman Bruyninckx (Herman.Bruyninckx_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-03 05:46:01

On Mon, 3 Oct 2005, Karl Meerbergen wrote:

> We now have started the development of some functions for vectors since
> a few weeks. All of them rely on the fact that the value_type's are
> numerical value types (NumericValue concept). In the first document
> about GLAS we supposed that vectors and matrices only contain numerical
> values. I recall vague suggestions on the mailing list on expanding the
> value_type to other than float, double, std::complex<float>,
> std::complex<double>.
> Before continuing with any more new algorithms, it might be good to know
> which other value_type's should be supported.
I can imagine some use cases for ints (e.g., computer vision, where each
image is matrix of integer values, from 0-256, or 0-2^16), and for "bools"
(e.g., vectors of digital IO, or "incidence" representations for graphs,


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