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NAME

PDL::Ops - Fundamental mathematical operators

DESCRIPTION

This module provides the functions used by PDL to overload the basic mathematical operators (+ - / * etc.) and functions (sin sqrt etc.)

It also includes the function log10, which should be a perl function so that we can overload it!

Matrix multiplication (the operator x) is handled by the module PDL::Primitive.

SYNOPSIS

none

FUNCTIONS

plus

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

add two piddles

   $c = plus $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a + $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->plus($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary + operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

plus processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

mult

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

multiply two piddles

   $c = mult $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a * $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->mult($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary * operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

mult processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

minus

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

subtract two piddles

   $c = minus $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a - $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->minus($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary - operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

minus processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

divide

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

divide two piddles

   $c = divide $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a / $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->divide($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary / operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

divide processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

gt

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

the binary > (greater than) operation

   $c = gt $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a > $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->gt($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary > operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

gt processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

lt

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

the binary < (less than) operation

   $c = lt $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a < $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->lt($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary < operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

lt processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

le

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

the binary <= (less equal) operation

   $c = le $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a <= $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->le($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary <= operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

le processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

ge

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

the binary >= (greater equal) operation

   $c = ge $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a >= $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->ge($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary >= operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

ge processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

eq

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

binary equal to operation (==)

   $c = eq $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a == $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->eq($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary == operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

eq processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

ne

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

binary not equal to operation (!=)

   $c = ne $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a != $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->ne($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary != operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

ne processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

shiftleft

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

leftshift $a by $b

   $c = shiftleft $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a << $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->shiftleft($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary << operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

shiftleft processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

shiftright

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

rightshift $a by $b

   $c = shiftright $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a >> $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->shiftright($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary >> operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

shiftright processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

or2

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

binary or of two piddles

   $c = or2 $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a | $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->or2($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary | operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

or2 processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

and2

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

binary and of two piddles

   $c = and2 $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a & $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->and2($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary & operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

and2 processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

xor

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

binary exclusive or of two piddles

   $c = xor $a, $b, 0;     # explicit call with trailing 0
   $c = $a ^ $b;           # overloaded call
   $a->inplace->xor($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary ^ operator. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

xor processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

bitnot

  Signature: (a(); [o]b())

unary bit negation

   $b = ~ $a;
   $a->inplace->bitnot;  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the unary ~ operator/function.

bitnot processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output piddles if the flag is set for any of the input piddles.

power

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

raise piddle $a to the power $b

   $c = $a->power($b,0); # explicit function call
   $c = $a ** $b;    # overloaded use
   $a->inplace->power($b,0);     # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary ** function. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

power processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

atan2

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

elementwise atan2 of two piddles

   $c = $a->atan2($b,0); # explicit function call
   $c = atan2 $a, $b;    # overloaded use
   $a->inplace->atan2($b,0);     # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary atan2 function. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

atan2 processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

modulo

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

elementwise modulo operation

   $c = $a->modulo($b,0); # explicit function call
   $c = $a % $b;    # overloaded use
   $a->inplace->modulo($b,0);     # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary % function. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

modulo processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

spaceship

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o]c(); int swap)

elementwise "<=>" operation

   $c = $a->spaceship($b,0); # explicit function call
   $c = $a <=> $b;    # overloaded use
   $a->inplace->spaceship($b,0);     # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the binary <=> function. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

spaceship processes bad values. The state of the bad-value flag of the output piddles is unknown.

sqrt

  Signature: (a(); [o]b())

elementwise square root

   $b = sqrt $a;
   $a->inplace->sqrt;  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the unary sqrt operator/function.

sqrt processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output piddles if the flag is set for any of the input piddles.

abs

  Signature: (a(); [o]b())

elementwise absolute value

   $b = abs $a;
   $a->inplace->abs;  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the unary abs operator/function.

abs processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output piddles if the flag is set for any of the input piddles.

sin

  Signature: (a(); [o]b())

the sin function

   $b = sin $a;
   $a->inplace->sin;  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the unary sin operator/function.

sin processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output piddles if the flag is set for any of the input piddles.

cos

  Signature: (a(); [o]b())

the cos function

   $b = cos $a;
   $a->inplace->cos;  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the unary cos operator/function.

cos processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output piddles if the flag is set for any of the input piddles.

not

  Signature: (a(); [o]b())

the elementwise not operation

   $b = ! $a;
   $a->inplace->not;  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the unary ! operator/function.

not processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output piddles if the flag is set for any of the input piddles.

exp

  Signature: (a(); [o]b())

the exponential function

   $b = exp $a;
   $a->inplace->exp;  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the unary exp operator/function.

exp processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output piddles if the flag is set for any of the input piddles.

log

  Signature: (a(); [o]b())

the natural logarithm

   $b = log $a;
   $a->inplace->log;  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the unary log operator/function.

log processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output piddles if the flag is set for any of the input piddles.

log10

  Signature: (a(); [o]b())

the base 10 logarithm

   $b = log10 $a;
   $a->inplace->log10;  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. This function is used to overload the unary log10 operator/function.

log10 processes bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output piddles if the flag is set for any of the input piddles.

assgn

  Signature: (a(); [o]b())

Plain numerical assignment. This is used to implement the ".=" operator

assgn does not process bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output piddles if the flag is set for any of the input piddles.

ipow

  Signature: (a(); b(); [o] ans())

raise piddle $a to integer power $b

   $c = $a->ipow($b,0);     # explicit function call
   $c = ipow $a, $b;
   $a->inplace->ipow($b,0);  # modify $a inplace

It can be made to work inplace with the $a->inplace syntax. Note that when calling this function explicitly you need to supply a third argument that should generally be zero (see first example). This restriction is expected to go away in future releases.

Algorithm from Wikipedia

ipow does not process bad values. It will set the bad-value flag of all output piddles if the flag is set for any of the input piddles.

AUTHOR

Tuomas J. Lukka (lukka@fas.harvard.edu), Karl Glazebrook (kgb@aaoepp.aao.gov.au), Doug Hunt (dhunt@ucar.edu), Christian Soeller (c.soeller@auckland.ac.nz), Doug Burke (burke@ifa.hawaii.edu), and Craig DeForest (deforest@boulder.swri.edu).