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baget

baget(file, varname)
read and return the (first) variable named VARNAME in FILE.
The obasis function opens files readonly. If you want to update
a PFB Basisgenerated PDB file without altering its "@decorated"
variable names, open the file with updateb, then use baset to
modify variables. Since you can only change the entire variable
with baset, you may want to read it first with baget.
interpreted function, defined at i/basfix.i line 97

SEE ALSO:

obasis,
baset

baset

baset, file, varname, value
set the (first) variable named VARNAME in FILE to VALUE.
The obasis function opens files readonly. If you want to update
a PFB Basisgenerated PDB file without altering its "@decorated"
variable names, open the file with updateb, then use baset to
modify variables. Since you can only change the entire variable
with baset, you may want to read it first with baget.
interpreted function, defined at i/basfix.i line 74

SEE ALSO:

obasis,
baget

batch

batch, 1
batch, 0
batch()
turns on, turns off, or tests for batch mode, respectively.
If yorick is started with the command line:
yorick batch batch_include.i ...
then batch mode is turned on, the usual custom.i startup file is
skipped, and the file batch_include.i is parsed and executed. The
batch and batch_include.i command line arguments are removed from
the list returned by get_argv(). These must be the first two
arguments on the command line.
In batch mode, any error will terminate Yorick (as by the quit
function) rather than entering debug mode. Also, any attempt to
read from the keyboard is an error.
builtin function, documented at i0/std.i line 2731

SEE ALSO:

process_argv,
get_argv,
set_idler

bessi0

bessi0(x)
returns Bessel function I0 at points X.
interpreted function, defined at i/bessel.i line 235

SEE ALSO:

bessi

bessi1

bessi1(x)
returns Bessel function I1 at points X.
interpreted function, defined at i/bessel.i line 260

SEE ALSO:

bessi

bessj0

bessj0(x)
returns Bessel function J0 at points X.
interpreted function, defined at i/bessel.i line 12

SEE ALSO:

bessj

bessj1

bessj1(x)
returns Bessel function J1 at points X.
interpreted function, defined at i/bessel.i line 43

SEE ALSO:

bessj

bessk0

bessk0(x)
returns Bessel function K0 at points X.
interpreted function, defined at i/bessel.i line 339

SEE ALSO:

bessk

bessk1

bessk1(x)
returns Bessel function K1 at points X.
interpreted function, defined at i/bessel.i line 364

SEE ALSO:

bessk

bessy0

bessy0(x)
returns Bessel function Y0 at points X.
interpreted function, defined at i/bessel.i line 146

SEE ALSO:

bessy

bessy1

bessy1(x)
returns Bessel function Y1 at points X.
interpreted function, defined at i/bessel.i line 177

SEE ALSO:

bessy

best_rays

best_rays(rays)
returns 5element (x,y,z,theta,phi) representation of RAYS.
The first dimension of RAYS may be length 3, 5, or 6 to represent
the ray(s) in TDG/DIRT coordinates (x,y,theta), "best" coordinates
(x,y,z,theta,phi), or internal coordinates (cos,sin,y,z,x,r),
respectively. The first dimension of the result always has length 5.
The "best" coordinate system is the easiest to visualize:
(x,y,z) represents any point on the ray, while (theta,phi)
represents the ray direction in standard spherical coordinates
relative to the +zaxis. Namely, theta is the angle from the
+zdirection to the ray direction (between 0 and pi), and phi is
the counterclockwise angle from the +xaxis to the projection of
the ray direction into the xyplane, assuming xyz is a righthanded
coordinate system.
As a specification of a ray, this system is doubly redundant because
the point (x,y,z) could be any point on the ray, and the underlying
mesh through which the ray propagates is cylindrically symmetric about
the zaxis.
However, the slimits parameter  used to specify the points along
a ray where the transport integration starts and stops  is
measured from the point (x,y,z) specified as a part of the
(x,y,z,theta,phi) ray coordinate. Thus, any change in the point
(x,y,z) on a ray must be accompanied by a corresponding change in
the slimits for that ray.
interpreted function, defined at i/rays.i line 40

SEE ALSO:

form_rays,
dirt_rays,
internal_rays,
get_s0,
picture_rays

beta

beta(z,w)
returns the beta function gamma(z)gamma(w)/gamma(z+w)
interpreted function, defined at i/gamma.i line 74

SEE ALSO:

ln_gamma,
bico

betai

betai(a, b, x)
return I_x(a,x) = int[0 to x]{ du * u^(a1)*(1u)^(b1) } / beta(a,b)
the incomplete beta function
betai(a,b,x) = 1  betai(b,a,1x)
Note that Student's tdistribution is
A(tnu) = 1  betai(0.5*nu,0.5, nu/(nu+t^2))
The Fdistribution is
Q(Fnu1,nu2) = betai(0.5*nu2,0.5*nu1, nu2/(nu2+F*nu1))
interpreted function, defined at i/gammp.i line 135

SEE ALSO:

gammp,
gammq,
ln_gamma

bico

bico(n,k)
returns the binomial coefficient n!/(k!(nk)!) as a double.
interpreted function, defined at i/gamma.i line 65

SEE ALSO:

ln_gamma,
beta

binomialCDF

CDF of binomial ditribution
interpreted function, defined at contrib/countincell.i line 88

SEE ALSO:


binomialMoments

Moments of binomial ditribution
interpreted function, defined at contrib/countincell.i line 98

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binomialPDF

PDF of binomial ditribution
interpreted function, defined at contrib/countincell.i line 70

SEE ALSO:


bnu

bnu
interpreted function, defined at i/test2.i line 311

bookmark

backup, f
or bmark= bookmark(f)
...
backup, f, bmark
back up the text stream F, so that the next call to the read
function returns the same line as the previous call to read
(note that you can only back up one line). If the optional
second argument BMARK is supplied, restores the state of the
file F to its state at the time the bookmark function was
called.
After a matching failure in read, use the single argument form
of backup to reread the line containing the matching failure.
builtin function, documented at i0/std.i line 1597

SEE ALSO:

read,
rdline,
open,
close

bowtie

map= bowtie(rt, zt)
or map= bowtie(rt, zt, ireg)
returns a "bowtie map" for the quadrilateral mesh defined by
RT, ZT, and (optionally) IREG. If IREG is present, it should be
an integer array of the same dimensions as RT and ZT; its first
row and column are ignored, otherwise each nonzero element of
IREG marks an existing zone in the mesh. (An IREG with one fewer
row and column than RT and ZT will also be accepted.) If IREG
is omitted, every zone is presumed to exist.
The returned MAP is a 2D integer array with one fewer row and
column than RT and ZT. It's values have the following meanings:
2 marks a convex zone with positive area
1 marks a concave (boomerang) zone with positive area
0 marks a bowtied zone
1 marks a concave (boomerang) zone with negative area
2 marks a convex zone with negative area
9 marks a nonexistent zone
Use the nbow function to print the results.
interpreted function, defined at i/bowtie.i line 11

SEE ALSO:

nbow

brighten

brighten, factor
or brighten
brighten the current palette by the specified FACTOR.
The FACTOR is the slope of the transfer function for the color value
(see to_hsv for a description of the hsv color system); a value of
1.0 always remains 1.0, but values near 0.0 change by FACTOR.
FACTOR= 1.0 is a noop. The default factor is 4.0.
interpreted function, defined at i/color.i line 38

SEE ALSO:

dump_palette

bs_integrate

y= bs_integrate(derivative, y1, x, epsilon, dx1)
BulirschStoer integrator, otherwise identical to rk_integrate
routine. All of the options for rk_integrate work here as well.
Based on odeint from Numerical Recipes (Press, et.al.).
If the function you are trying to integrate is not very
smooth, or your X values are closely spaced, rk_integrate
will probably work better than bs_integrate.
interpreted function, defined at i/rkutta.i line 252

SEE ALSO:

bstoer,
rk_integrate,
rk_maxits,
rk_minstep,
rk_maxstep,
rk_ngood,
rk_nbad,
rkdumb,
rk4

bsplit

T bsplit splits tensor tens into vectors defining the
unit sub tensors; works in dimensions 1 to 5.
interpreted function, defined at contrib/split.i line 21

bstoer

y1= bstoer(derivative, y0,x0, x1,epsilon, dx0)
BulirschStoer integrator, otherwise identical to rkutta routine.
All of the options for rkutta (rk_nstore, etc.) work here as well.
If the function you are trying to integrate is not very
smooth, rkutta will probably work better than bstoer.
interpreted function, defined at i/rkutta.i line 274

SEE ALSO:

rkutta,
rk_nstore,
rk_maxits,
rk_minstep,
rk_maxstep,
rk_ngood,
rk_nbad

bucky

bucky
interpreted function, defined at i/plato.i line 76

build_dimlist

build_dimlist, dimlist, next_argument
build a DIMLIST, as used in the array function. Use like this:
func your_function(arg1, arg2, etc, dimlist, ..)
{
while (more_args()) build_dimlist, dimlist, next_arg();
...
}
After this, DIMLIST will be an array of the form
[#dims, dim1, dim2, ...], compounded from the multiple arguments
in the same way as the array function. If no DIMLIST arguments
given, DIMLIST will be [] instead of [0], which will act the
same in most situations. If that possibility is unacceptible,
you may add
if (is_void(dimlist)) dimlist= [0];
after the while loop.
interpreted function, defined at i/random.i line 38

butter

butter(np, w)
or butter(np, w, wc, db)
return frequency response (amplitude) for Butterworth filter;
the parameters are the same as for fil_butter.
interpreted function, defined at i/filter.i line 565

SEE ALSO:

fil_butter

button_build

button_build(button)
or button_build(button, which)
Returns a Button structure instance, modified interactively to be at
the correct position and to have the correct box half widths, e.g.:
button= button_build(Button(text="label",y=initial_y))
You can either drag the center of the button to a new location
(press down near the center of the button, move the pointer to
where you want the center, and release at the new center point),
or press the "Set Box" or "Done" button. In the "Set Box" mode,
you can either drag a new box over the button, or press "Set Center"
(to return to the original mode) or "Done" button.
Yorick has no way to determine the size of a text string produced
by the plt command, which is why you need to be able to adjust
the size of the box draawn around the text. The idea is to use
button_build to get the buttons where you like, then put those
coordinates into the include file for the mousedriven function
you are writing.
Also, the input BUTTON may be an array of buttons, and BUTTON(WHICH)
will be the one that is modified. WHICH defaults to 1. By using an
array of buttons, you can see all the other buttons in a group while
you adjust one.
interpreted function, defined at i/button.i line 21

SEE ALSO:

Button,
button_test,
button_plot

button_plot

button_plot, button1, button2, ...
plot the specified BUTTONs. Each button in the list may be an array
of Button structs. Void arguments are noops.
interpreted function, defined at i/button.i line 127

SEE ALSO:

Button,
button_build,
button_test

bytscl

bytscl(z)
or bytscl(z, top=max_byte, cmin=lower_cutoff, cmax=upper_cutoff)
returns a char array of the same shape as Z, with values linearly
scaled to the range 0 to one less than the current palette size.
If MAX_BYTE is specified, the scaled values will run from 0 to
MAX_BYTE instead.
If LOWER_CUTOFF and/or UPPER_CUTOFF are specified, Z values outside
this range are mapped to the cutoff value; otherwise the linear
scaling maps the extreme values of Z to 0 and MAX_BYTE.
builtin function, documented at i0/graph.i line 1276

SEE ALSO:

plf,
pli,
histeq_scale

