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

From: Ray Racine (ray.racine at gmail.com)
Date: Sat Jun 30 21:50:11 EDT 2012

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.


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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