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bug #38170: nan package: normcdf override inaccurate compared to core function

Submitted by:  Julien Bect <jbect>
Submitted on:  Sat 26 Jan 2013 09:22:12 AM UTC  
Category:  Octave Forge Package Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Inaccurate Result
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Julien Bect Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  other Operating System:  Any

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Mon 01 Jun 2015 11:27:54 AM UTC, comment #3:

Fixed in nan version 2.7.6.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Sun 31 May 2015 09:35:45 PM UTC, comment #2:

Adding NaN package maintainer to cc list

Carnë Draug <carandraug>
Project Member
Sun 31 May 2015 08:23:53 PM UTC, comment #1:

The following change to the nan package normcdf.m makes it comparable to the function in Octave:

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Sat 26 Jan 2013 09:22:12 AM UTC, original submission:

This problem has been discussed recently on the help-octave mailing list:


normcdf() becomes inaccurate when package nan is loaded

The problem has been reproduced under Octave 3.6.2 and 3.6.4-rc1, with nan 2.5.5.

Julien Bect <jbect>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2015-06-01 mtmiller StatusPatch Submitted => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2015-05-31 carandraug Carbon-Copy- => Added -email is unavailable-
    2015-05-31 mtmiller StatusNone => Patch Submitted
        Release3.6.2 => other
        Operating SystemGNU/Linux => Any
        Summarynormcdf() becomes inaccurate when package nan is loaded => nan package: normcdf override inaccurate compared to core function

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