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Computes the log base 2 using a fast polynomial approximation.


Computes the log base 2 using a polynomial approximation. The input format is Q9.23 as well as the output (values in the range +/- 256) The function computes the absolute value of the input before computing the log. The output will always be in the ranage [8 -23]. The results are accurate to within 1.326392691030e-3 (in Q9.23).

For negative inputs the function takes the absolute value. An input of 0 returns -256.

Type Definition

typedef struct _ModuleLog2Fract32
    ModuleInstanceDescriptor instance;            // Common Audio Weaver module instance structure
} ModuleLog2Fract32Class;


Input Pins

Name: in

Description: Input signal

Data type: fract32

Channel range: Unrestricted

Block size range: Unrestricted

Sample rate range: Unrestricted

Complex support: Real

Output Pins

Name: out

Description: Output signal

Data type: fract32


File Name: log2_fract32_module.m

 M = log2_fract32_module(NAME)
 Creates an Audio Weaver module that computes the log base 2 using a
 polynomial approximation.  The input is in Q9.23 format and the output in
 Q9.23.  Arguments:
    NAME - name of the module.

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