Tag Archives: c++

When you need std::remove_const

I ran across an interesting case where I needed to use std::remove_const to ensure a template parameter wasn’t const by default. I had something like this: const Matrix<4> m4 = Identity; Vector<3> v3 = project(m4[3]); With the library I was using, TooN 2.0.0 beta8, this resulted in a compile error. The error stated that when the vector returned from project() was being created, the compiler couldn’t invoke assign to a read only location. A simplified declaration of project() looks as … Continue reading

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Cubic Spline Interpolation

Cubic spline interpolation is a simple way to obtain a smooth curve from a set of discrete points (knots). It has both C1 (first derivative) and C2 (second derivative) continuity, enabling it to produce a continuous piecewise function given a set of data points. From the algorithm detailed here I have implemented a clamped cubic spline class in C++. It is templated on the type of X and Y, allowing for use of scalar or vector types. It requires only … Continue reading

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