# [racket] What math do you want to do in Racket?

Not aligned with the original request I know ... but I'd like to see some a
foundation for a Racket "data" library along the lines of Pandas. And
then then an additional layer such that the statistics and plot libraries
just works with it.
http://pandas.pydata.org/
On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 8:31 PM, Neil Toronto <neil.toronto at gmail.com>wrote:
>* Being a glutton for punishment, I've decided to write a `math' collection
*>* to be shipped with Racket. I'm writing it in Typed Racket, so Typed Racket
*>* programs that `(require math)' can apply mathematical functions with no
*>* overhead and regular Racket programs will incur only the usual contract
*>* checks. Also, Vincent's TR optimizer will fill the math collection with
*>* rainbows and sunshine.
*>*
*>* I know what *I* want in a math library: statistics (for my research) and
*>* basic linear algebra (for `plot'). What do *you* want?
*>*
*>* (FWIW, this started with Antonio asking for inverse hyperbolic functions
*>* on the dev mailing list. I just did those today, and factorial,
*>* log-factorial, gamma, and log-gamma yesterday.)
*>*
*>* Neil ⊥
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