Re: What would you like to see in a book about Matplotlib?
thanks for replying.
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 16:35, Michael V. DePalatis <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 6:35 PM, Sandro Tosi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I received the interesting proposal to author a book on Matplotlib,
>> the powerful 2D plotting library for Python.
>> While preparing the arguments list, I'd like to hear even your
>> opinion, because different points-of-view will lead to a better
>> Some basic question I'd like to ask are:
> I've been thinking about this for a couple of days, and I would like
> to see a large section or chapter devoted to curve fitting. This is of
> course more strictly a scipy concern rather than matplotlib itself,
> but I feel that fitting data is a little bit harder than it should be,
> partially due to lack of good and thorough documentation and examples.
> (Furthermore I think the way to do it is a little bit awkward, but
> that's another issue entirely. It is for this reason and others that I
> usually prefer using gnuplot for fitting.)
Well, this is not a science book, but an introduction to mpl one. I
have a chapter dedicate to "Matplotlib and Science" maybe I can add
Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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