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Re: Want for a name?

by hdb (Monsignor)
on Dec 11, 2013 at 13:36 UTC ( #1066617=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Want for a name?

Someone implementing this in MATLAB simply called it moving: http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/8251-moving-averages-moving-median-etc

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Re^2: Want for a name?
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Dec 11, 2013 at 13:44 UTC

    That's a possibility. One of the (many) uses is computing moving averages.

    I also thought of running, as in running sum; rolling as in rolling average.

    I think I'm favouring mapAdj as in map Adjacent or map Adjoining.

    I thought that for sure there would be a standard name for this, at least in functional languages/libraries, but looking around, it seems to be quite hard to code in Haskell or Clean.


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