# scipy.signal.tf2sos¶

scipy.signal.tf2sos(b, a, pairing='nearest')[source]

Return second-order sections from transfer function representation

Parameters: b : array_like Numerator polynomial coefficients. a : array_like Denominator polynomial coefficients. pairing : {‘nearest’, ‘keep_odd’}, optional The method to use to combine pairs of poles and zeros into sections. See zpk2sos. sos : ndarray Array of second-order filter coefficients, with shape (n_sections, 6). See sosfilt for the SOS filter format specification.

Notes

It is generally discouraged to convert from TF to SOS format, since doing so usually will not improve numerical precision errors. Instead, consider designing filters in ZPK format and converting directly to SOS. TF is converted to SOS by first converting to ZPK format, then converting ZPK to SOS.

New in version 0.16.0.

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