[Numpy-discussion] strange behavior of numpy.random.multivariate_normal, ticket:1842
Thu Feb 16 11:00:29 CST 2012
On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 2:08 PM, Pauli Virtanen <email@example.com> wrote:
> 16.02.2012 14:54, firstname.lastname@example.org kirjoitti:
>> If I interpret you correctly, this should be a svd ticket, or an svd
>> ticket as "duplicate" ?
> I think it should be a multivariate normal ticket.
> "Fixing" SVD is in my opinion not sensible: its only guarantee is that A
> = U S V^H down to numerical precision and S are sorted.
I agree, but the behavior is still surprising -- people reasonably
expect something like svd to be deterministic. So there's probably a
doc bug for alerting people that their reasonable expectation is, in
fact, wrong :-).
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