[Numpy-discussion] SFMT (faster mersenne twister)

Sturla Molden sturla.molden at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 14:30:28 EDT 2014


On 09/09/14 20:08, Nathaniel Smith wrote:

> There's also another reason why generator decisions should be part of
> the RandomState object itself: we may want to change the distribution
> methods themselves over time (e.g., people have been complaining for a
> while that we use a suboptimal method for generating gaussian deviates),
> but changing these creates similar backcompat problems.

Which one should we rather use? Ziggurat?

Sturla




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