[SciPy-user] odeint rtol and atol default values

Steve Schmerler elcorto at gmx.net
Tue Jun 27 16:56:43 CDT 2006

David M. Cooke wrote:

>>>> What are the default values for rtol and atol in 
>>>> scipy.integrate.odeint?

> Digging through __odepack.h finds that the defaults are 1.49012e-8.

Thanks. Maybe doc string should mention this.

Not that I would care to much, but this seems a rather random value at 
the first glance. Is there a special reason for this val?


Random number generation is the art of producing pure gibberish as 
quickly as possible.

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