[Maxima] Is integration and differentiation code sepparate?
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 22:57:56 CST 2010
On 11/12/10, Steve Haflich <smh at franz.com> wrote:
> This harm can be mitigated somewhat by providing a way to reset the
> random generator (which certainly can be done in Common Lisp) but this
> means the random-state must be isolated from anything else in the system
> (i.e., it cannot be the same random-state used by other computations)
> and even if this is done successfully, the CL random generator is
> guaranteed only to reproduce the same sequence when executed in the same
> implementation (including version and platform).
Well, whatever other arguments there might be, as it happens
the Maxima random number generator generates a reproducible
sequence (across platforms and implementations) given the
same starting point.
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