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Re rand('state',0)

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: Re rand('state',0)
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 19:43:13 -0400

On 13-Oct-2005, David Bateman wrote:

| Do you have octave-forge installed? If not the rand/randn generators in 
| octave itself are signifiantly slower and don't support the 'state' 
| argument. So I'd suggest you install octave-forge even if you disable 
| this line..

2.9.x accepts both "state" and "seed".  But it is still the older rand
based on the Fortran ranlib.  Should we replace that with the code
from Octave-forge?


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