[SciPy-dev] Re: [Numpy-discussion] Release of scipy core betawill happen next week.

Charles Harris charles.harris at sdl.usu.edu
Tue Sep 27 12:12:25 CDT 2005


>I also have mtrand ready to go in. It isn't entirely plug-compatible
>with RandomArray or RNG, but I think that it's clearly superior and
>should be the *single* default PRNG in scipy_core (I emphasize *single*
>because scipy.stats.ranf() is using one generator and the other
>distributions are using another. This is not good.).

I assume mtrand is the Mersenne Twister. The Python module Random also
uses the MT generator now. Did you look into that implementation by any chance?

Chuck
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