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Re: parcellfun and rand

From: Francesco Potortì
Subject: Re: parcellfun and rand
Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2010 19:20:10 +0200

>> octave:> disp(parcellfun(2, inline("randn(2,1)"), cell(1,2),
>> "verboselevel", 0))
>>   -1.04528  -1.04528
>>   -0.37886  -0.37886
>this kind of thing is quite important, for example, in Monte Carlo studies,
>which can be done in parallel but usually need a randomization, and that is,
>uncorrelated output from the above example.
>How do I get this?

The current version does not have this problem (unless you find a bug).
Try it:


For Monte Carlo simulations, note that they are not reproducible, as the
number of jobs scheduled to each process is not predictable.

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