public class RateMap
- extends Mapping
Java interface to the AST RateMap class
- mapping which represents differentiation.
A RateMap is a Mapping which represents a single element of the
Jacobian matrix of another Mapping. The Mapping for which the
Jacobian is required is specified when the new RateMap is created,
and is referred to as the "encapsulated Mapping" below.
The number of inputs to a RateMap is the same as the number of inputs
to its encapsulated Mapping. The number of outputs from a RateMap
is always one. This one output equals the rate of change of a
specified output of the encapsulated Mapping with respect to a
specified input of the encapsulated Mapping (the input and output
to use are specified when the RateMap is created).
A RateMap which has not been inverted does not define an inverse
transformation. If a RateMap has been inverted then it will define
an inverse transformation but not a forward transformation.
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- See Also:
- AST RateMap
Create a RateMap.
|Methods inherited from class uk.ac.starlink.ast.Mapping
decompose, getInvert, getNin, getNout, getReport, getTranForward, getTranInverse, invert, linearApprox, mapBox, mapSplit, rate, rebin, rebinD, rebinF, rebinI, resample, resampleB, resampleD, resampleF, resampleI, resampleL, resampleS, setInvert, setReport, simplify, tran1, tran2, tranGrid, tranN, tranP
|Methods inherited from class uk.ac.starlink.ast.AstObject
annul, clear, copy, delete, equals, finalize, getAstConstantI, getB, getC, getD, getF, getI, getID, getIdent, getL, getNobject, getObjSize, getRefCount, hashCode, isThreaded, reportVersions, sameObject, set, setB, setC, setD, setF, setI, setID, setIdent, setL, show, test, tune
public RateMap(Mapping map,
- Create a RateMap.
map - Pointer to the encapsulated Mapping.
ax1 - Index of the output from the encapsulated Mapping for which the
rate of change is required. This corresponds to the delta
quantity forming the numerator of the required element of the
Jacobian matrix. The first axis has index 1.
ax2 - Index of the input to the encapsulated Mapping which is to be
varied. This corresponds to the delta quantity forming the
denominator of the required element of the Jacobian matrix.
The first axis has index 1.
AstException - if an error occurred in the AST library
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