Subject: [Boost-commit] svn:boost r50853 - sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/doc/sf_and_dist
Date: 2009-01-28 11:21:24
Date: 2009-01-28 11:21:24 EST (Wed, 28 Jan 2009)
New Revision: 50853
Added Thijs to credits for Laplace distribution.
Text files modified:
sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/doc/sf_and_dist/credits.qbk | 30 ++++++++++++++++--------------
1 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
--- sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/doc/sf_and_dist/credits.qbk (original)
+++ sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/doc/sf_and_dist/credits.qbk 2009-01-28 11:21:24 EST (Wed, 28 Jan 2009)
@@ -7,13 +7,13 @@
and factorial functions are his, as is the "Toolkit" section, and many
of the statistical distributions.
-Paul A. Bristow threw down the challenge in
-A Proposal to add Mathematical Functions for Statistics to the C++
+Paul A. Bristow threw down the challenge in
+A Proposal to add Mathematical Functions for Statistics to the C++
Standard Library] to add the key math functions, especially those essential for
-statistics. After JM accepted and solved the difficult problems,
+statistics. After JM accepted and solved the difficult problems,
not only numerically, but in full C++ template style, PAB
-implemented a few of the statistical distributions. PAB also tirelessly
+implemented a few of the statistical distributions. PAB also tirelessly
proof-read everything that JM threw at him (so that all
remaining editorial mistakes are his fault).
@@ -24,16 +24,18 @@
Gautam Sewani coded the logistic distribution as part of a Google Summer of Code project 2008.
+M. A. (Thijs) van den Berg coded the Laplace distribution.
+(Thijs has also threatened to implement some multivariate distributions).
Professor Nico Temme for advice on the inverse incomplete beta function.
-[@http://www.shoup.net Victor Shoup for NTL],
-without which it would have much more difficult to
+[@http://www.shoup.net Victor Shoup for NTL],
+without which it would have much more difficult to
produce high accuracy constants, and especially
the tables of accurate values for testing.
-We are grateful to Joel Guzman for helping us stress-test
+We are grateful to Joel Guzman for helping us stress-test his
program used to generate the html and pdf versions
of this document, adding several new features en route.
@@ -47,17 +49,17 @@
but can be made to work with
[@http://www.adobe.com/svg/viewer/install/ Adobe's free SVG viewer] plugin),
so the SVG files were batch converted to JPEG using
We are also indebted to Matthias Schabel for managing the formal Boost-review
of this library, and to all the reviewers - including Guillaume Melquiond,
-Arnaldur Gylfason, John Phillips, Stephan Tolksdorf and Jeff Garland
+Arnaldur Gylfason, John Phillips, Stephan Tolksdorf and Jeff Garland
- for their many helpful comments.
[endsect] [/section:credits Credits and Acknowledgements]
- Copyright 2006, 2007, 2008 John Maddock and Paul A. Bristow.
+ Copyright 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 John Maddock and Paul A. Bristow.
Distributed under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0.
(See accompanying file LICENSE_1_0.txt or copy at
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