[Numpy-discussion] Random number generation and testing across different OS's.

Christian K. ckkart@hoc....
Thu Apr 25 17:44:18 CDT 2013


Hi Andrew,

Am 12.04.13 11:50, schrieb Andrew Nelson:
>      I have written a differential evolution optimiser that i use for
>      curvefitting.  As a genetic optimisation technique it is stochastic and
>      relies heavily on random number generators to do the minimisation.  As part

out of curiosity I would like to know for what type of problems/models 
you need DE or why do you think it is superior to gradient based minimizers?

Btw., are you aware of ecspy (https://code.google.com/p/ecspy/)? I used 
it same years ago and found it very powerful.

Regards, Christian






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