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From: Neal D. Becker (nbecker_at_[hidden])
Date: 20030414 14:31:38
On Monday 14 April 2003 03:02 pm, Powell, Gary wrote:
> While I haven't looked at this latest proposal, Walter's special math fns
> proposal was well received because it has a C implementation/interface,
> i.e. no templates. Gary
Not sure which "latest proposal" you're referring to.
The postings I've sent recently regarding statistics have a similar name to
the math function proposals that we just saw (they both are called
statistics), but really they are orthogonal.
The math functions are a collection of functions that happen to be useful in
statistics.
The stats class I was working on is a class for computing (currently) second
order statistics of a random variable: mean and standard deviation.
Incidentally, I hope that the proposal to add any such functions would be as a
library seperate from libstdc++. They are too specialized for the core,
IMHO.
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