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Re: [Bug-gsl] inaccurate tabulated values in gsl-1.11/randist/gausszig.c

From: Brian Gough
Subject: Re: [Bug-gsl] inaccurate tabulated values in gsl-1.11/randist/gausszig.c
Date: Wed, 07 May 2008 17:35:34 +0100
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At Tue, 6 May 2008 19:29:05 -0700 (PDT),
Joseph Pang wrote:
> Yes, my comments still stand.  Using an approximate sampling for the
> tail of the base layer (or strip) should not be muddled with the
> pre-calculations of the Ziggurat layers.  In fact, I would have far
> less objection if the pre-calculations were done with the exact erfc
> function, while keeping the current approximate algorithm for the
> tail generation intact.  Actually, this is what I was suggesting in
> my original email.

I have forwarded your report to the original author of the routine.

Brian Gough

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