[Developers] reduction on sphere

Erik Schnetter schnetter at cct.lsu.edu
Wed Sep 27 16:40:37 CDT 2006


On Sep 26, 2006, at 09:48:17, Michael Koppitz wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> it seems a common task for many applications to have some
> reduction of some value on a sphere (integral, max, min).
> Would it be useful to implement a general reduction operator
> or (probably even better) to give existing reduction operators a mask
> they are confined to work on?

Thorn SphericalSurface has a way to store spheres.  We recently  
developed a thorn SphericalHarmonics, which performs various  
integrations and reductions over such spheres, among other things.   
Maybe this thorn could help in the short term?

-erik

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