[SciPy-User] distributions - who got the most ?
Tue Dec 4 01:33:17 CST 2012
On 2012-12-04 03:50:43 +0000, Travis Oliphant said:
> On Dec 3, 2012, at 9:30 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> scipy.stats has more than 90 distributions.
>> Do we want to increase it by almost a factor of 10? :)
> That is pretty cool. I would personally love to see this sort of
> thing. This might be a good project to propose to NumFOCUS for an
> enterprising young student / mentor combination under the Technical
> Fellowship Program. Josef would be a good mentor for this sort of
> The John Hunter Technical Fellowship is a 3 month to 18 month program
> where a student / post-doc works with a mentor (both of whom receive
> funding) on some project of interest to the scientific computing
> community. Proposals are reviewed by a grant team. We are just
> getting this program started and need good projects and mentors.
> Students can submit proposals and can often be matched with a mentor.
> Contact email@example.com to inquire or send a proposal.
Interesting, I just thought about something like this. Will part-time
be possible? I am asking here, because the list might want to know this
>> While looking for the cdf of a distribution, I found this :
>> He collected 870 distributions (under BSD license). Includes generic
>> random number generation.
>> Even though there are some variations of distributions counted
>> separately, given my quick browsing this looks impressive and a good
>> source for code and references.
>> Coding style is not great but it's 10 years or so of collecting distributions.
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