changeset 11819:4bfc7d0c00e1 release-3-0-x

Extend explanation of randn's return value
author Thomas Weber <>
date Sun, 18 May 2008 22:40:28 +0200
parents 6a096d2e1a82
children 7212edd02db1
files src/ChangeLog src/DLD-FUNCTIONS/
diffstat 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/src/ChangeLog
+++ b/src/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2008-05-20  Thomas Weber  <>
+	* DLD-FUNCTIONS/ Doc fix.
 2008-08-19  David Bateman  <>
 	* (load-path::do_find_dir (const std:string&) const)):
--- a/src/DLD-FUNCTIONS/
+++ b/src/DLD-FUNCTIONS/
@@ -471,8 +471,9 @@
 @deftypefnx {Loadable Function} {} randn (@var{n}, @var{m})\n\
 @deftypefnx {Loadable Function} {} randn (\"state\", @var{x})\n\
 @deftypefnx {Loadable Function} {} randn (\"seed\", @var{x})\n\
-Return a matrix with normally distributed random elements. The\n\
-arguments are handled the same as the arguments for @code{rand}.\n\
+Return a matrix with normally distributed pseudo-random\n\
+elements having zero mean and variance one. The arguments are\n\
+handled the same as the arguments for @code{rand}.\n\
 By default, @code{randn} uses a Marsaglia and Tsang Ziggurat technique to\n\
 transform from a uniform to a normal distribution. (G. Marsaglia and\n\