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From Ajo Fod <>
Subject Re: [math] new feature to allow infinite limits in numerical integration.
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:03:15 GMT
> So, given this development, I'm not particularly motivated to develop AQ
>> further.
> So, all the fuss just to use a numerical method for computing a value
> known in advance?

The fuss was about the ability to compute the partition function for the
exponential family.  It has closed form values for some members of the
family such as the normal.

> We already know one, don't we?
> [Hint: the plots in**jira/browse/MATH-995<>
> I mean that this function could serve as a validation test and
> benchmark (since we know that the answer is 1).]

How do you propose to do the test without a change of variables?


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