[SciPy-user] low-discrepancy sequences

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 00:19:10 CST 2006


DE MENTEN Sebastien wrote:

> Apparently, there are a couple of algorithms in fortran already written
> for this at http://www.csit.fsu.edu/~burkardt/f_src/f_src.html and also
> in numerical recipes I think.
> 
> What could be the step for integration in Scipy?

Also, I'm pretty sure that we want to avoid Fortran 90 code in the main package.
There just isn't a good, free Fortran 90 compiler out there (gfortran is not
good, and g95 is not legally distributable (and probably isn't all that good,
either)).

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