[Numpy-discussion] Generating Bell Curves (was: Using normal() )

Rich Shepard rshepard@appl-ecosys....
Fri Apr 25 10:46:15 CDT 2008


On Fri, 25 Apr 2008, David Huard wrote:

> Other suggestions for bounded bell-shaped functions that reach zero on a
> finite interval:
>
> - Beta distribution: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beta_distribution
> - Cubic B-splines:http://www.ibiblio.org/e-notes/Splines/Basis.htm

   Thanks, David. I'm aware of the Beta distribution, but the cubic B-splines
are completely new to me. Certainly something to look into.

Rich

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