[Numpy-discussion] binomial coefficient, factorial

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Wed Apr 14 16:37:35 CDT 2010


jah wrote:
> Is there any chance that a binomial coefficent and factorial function 
> can make their way into NumPy? 

probably not -- numpy is over-populated already

> I know these exist in Scipy, but I don't 
> want to have to install SciPy just to have something so "basic".

The problem is that everyone has a different "basic". What we really 
need is an easier way for folks to use sub-packages of scipy. I've found 
myself hand-extracting just what I need, too.

-Chris




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