[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Move Kaiser-Bessel Derived window to mdct.c

Uoti Urpala uoti.urpala
Sat Jan 12 18:47:40 CET 2008

On Sat, 2008-01-12 at 15:12 +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
> On 11/01/2008, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 11, 2008 at 11:02:05PM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
> > > I suppose I should test how many iterations are required to achieve
> > > the maximum precision of float, right?
> >
> > thats an option
> I've had a bit of a think about this and I see three options:
> - Calculate an estimate of the error and decide the number of
> iterations dynamically based on that and a specified error threshold.
> Testing with the various alpha, n for aac.c and ac3dec.c showed the
> limit of float precision of the final window coefficients was reached
> in no more than 25 iterations.
> - Hard code to 50 iterations to be super safe.
> - Use a #define using 50 iterations to be super safe but allow easy
> alteration if we find this number at all problematic.

The number of iterations needed depends mostly on alpha.
alpha * pi/2 + 7.6 * sqrt(alpha) iterations should be enough with normal
doubles, so 50 iterations should be more than enough until at least

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