[Numpy-discussion] [SciPy-User] vectorized version of 'multinomial' sampling function

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Oct 13 23:30:33 CDT 2009


On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 23:27, per freem <perfreem@gmail.com> wrote:

> thanks for your reply. i am not sure how to do this though -- is the
> vectorized version i would write in pyrex/cython simply going to
> iterate through this vector of vectors and do the operation? will that
> really be efficient?

Yes because the iteration, if written correctly, will be in C. This is
all that "vectorization" means in this context.

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Robert Kern

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