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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-01 12:35:29


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Andrew Sutton
>Sent: 30 November 2007 15:03
>To: boost-dev
>Subject: [boost] Random Number Generators
>Over the semester, I had a student spend some time working on a
>random number generator for a skew normal distribution - it's a
>normal distribution that leans to the left or right. Then, I got
>ambitious and decided to implement a random number generator for a
>Weibull distribution.
>I actually cleaned up the code and made them more or less Boost-ready
>(minus documentation and testing). If anybody is interested, You can
>download them from here
>If there's interest, I can move them to the sandbox where there is
>some other work on the Boost.Random library.

I'm sure these would be usefully placed in the sandbox.

If you have any spare student-power, the skew normal (and non-central F) distribution are missing from the math toolkit. John
Maddock and I are suffering from 'distribution fatigue' ;-)


Paul A Bristow
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