[Numpy-discussion] Random Numbers
Perry Greenfield
perry at stsci.edu
Wed Jun 2 08:35:08 CDT 2004
Karthikesh Raju wrote:
>
> n_Errors = sum(not_equal(Tx_Bit_Stream,Rx_Bit_Stream))
>
> Now i have noted that n_Errors is negative? How can that be so?
>
> n_Errors should be the number of places where Tx_Bit_Stream differs from
> Rx_Bit_Stream? How can the sum be negative?
>
>
I'm guessing you are seeing overflow problems with the boolean
representation which is the result of logical comparisons
(which uses only 8 bit values) try:
sum(float(not_equal...
to eliminate that problem.
Perry
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