[Numpy-discussion] Random number generators

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 00:51:19 CDT 2006


A. M. Archibald wrote:

> In the same project I also noticed it would be nice to be able to
> (say) do "exponential(2+sin(arange(10)))" to get an array of
> exponentials with varying parameters.

Travis O. recently added this capability. The distribution parameters (loc, 
scale, alpha, whatever) are broadcast against each other using the same rules as 
ufunc parameters.

-- 
Robert Kern

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  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
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