[SciPy-dev] Instability in numpy.random.logseries
Sun Aug 24 18:22:36 CDT 2008
On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 16:09, Robert Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 15:58, Alan Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> For parameter values close to one, the returned valued can be bad.
>> In : np.random.logseries(.999999999,10)
>> array([ 910, -2147483648, 13814, 17661, 14,
>> 3783, 335, 180167317, 38, 256949708])
> I'll take a look at it. This is one of those conversion to longs,
> again. I have to get on a plane now, so we'll see if I can fix it
> before I land in Austin.
Or I could just do it now. r5694.
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enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
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