[SciPy-user] How to generate random positive definite matrix

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Tue Jun 12 03:57:45 CDT 2007


Anne Archibald wrote:
>
>
> Do you mean testing the scipy.stats distributions to make sure that
> they generate the same distribution as the cdf describes? In fact most
> of them are already tested this way using scipy's kstest module.
> (Unless I'm mistaken the kstest module doesn't work right for
> discrete-valued distributions, so they are not correctly tested. The
> kstest module itself doesn't appear to be tested either...)
Mmmh, that's strange, the last time I checked, I didn't see any test 
like this, but you're right, they are definitely there, and for a really 
long time if I believe svn blame...

David



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