[Numpy-discussion] argument handling by uniform

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 12:01:33 EDT 2015

On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 3:57 PM, Alan G Isaac <alan.isaac at gmail.com> wrote:
> Today I accidentally wrote `uni = np.random.uniform((-0.5,0.5),201)`,
> supply a tuple instead of separate low and high values.  This gave
> me two draws (from [0..201] I think).  My question: how were the
> arguments interpreted?

Broadcast against each other. Roughly equivalent to:

uni = np.array([
  np.random.uniform(-0.5, 201),
  np.random.uniform(0.5, 201),

Robert Kern
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