[SciPy-user] looking for a negative binomial distribution

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Sat Aug 23 01:15:16 CDT 2008

On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 21:58, Chris Fonnesbeck <listservs@mac.com> wrote:
> I notice in the scipy dev wiki that the negative binomial random number
> generator is broken. In particular, it appears to round the first parameter,
> which is incorrect -- any real number is valid, not just integers.

Fixed in numpy SVN. This will be part of the upcoming 1.2.0 release
and probably 1.1.2 if we do one.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco

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