[SciPy-User] rv_discrete

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@gmail....
Wed Aug 22 04:58:21 CDT 2012

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 11:40 AM, nicky van foreest <vanforeest@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> How can I find out whether a frozen rv is a subclass of rv_discrete or
> rv_continuous. This doesn't work:
> X = stats.norm(10, np.sqrt(10))
> print issubclass(X.__class__, stats.rv_continuous)

It's not a subclass of either one. But I guess this is what you want:

In [11]: isinstance(X.dist, stats.rv_continuous)
Out[11]: True

In [12]: isinstance(X.dist, stats.rv_discrete)
Out[12]: False

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