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From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-06 08:34:31

On Nov 5, 2003, at 11:30 PM, Paul A. Bristow wrote:

> Thanks for this encouragement.
> I look forward to learning the details of Walter's proposals as
> accepted.
> However the meat of the algorithms (especially the dreaded incomplete
> beta
> function) is beyond my expertise, but I'll see if I can get permission
> to re-use
> existing work. I might be willing to 'repackage' existing C algorithms.
> Testing them is also a significant issue as they won't be 'fully'
> accurate even
> as much as exp, log, pow etc are (only a few bits 'wrong'). (Did the
> issue of
> testing the accuracy of pow, exp, log, sin, cos - and Walter's
> functions come
> up?)
> But I'd be happier with some support from other Boosters. Surely
> someone wants
> to be able to calculate the probability of Student's t using C++?

What kind of support do you wish for or expect? We currently need to
implement distribution functions such as chi^2 or K-S, and similar


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