[SciPy-User] how to generate very small random number
Wed Nov 16 04:58:59 CST 2011
On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 10:57, franck kalala
> Hello Folk
> I would like to generate very small random number in scipy.
> the command random() generate random number in (0,1).
> I am doing a simulation that involve very small numbers.
> for example I am doing somthing like this:
>>>> import random
>>>> a = random.random()
>>>> if a < 10**-6:
> do something
> But the 'do domething' is never executed, because 10**-6 is very small,
> and in many cases the random number generate is large,
> I would like then to generate very small number of order of 10**-6 for
> Any idea on how to do that?
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