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Programming languages that have statistical distributions

  1. Jan 4, 2012 #1
    hello -

    Do you know which programming languages have probability distributions available to use such as the binomial distribution (as an example).

    I guess I would like to limit my questions if it's necessary to languages that are either free or cheap - no specialty math packages for thousands of dollars.

    My interest is only at the hobby level - nothing for work.

  2. jcsd
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  5. Jan 11, 2012 #4
    R is the standard for anything statistics related. If you're looking for a bit more versatility, you might look into GNU Octave. Note that these are both very high-level languages; depending on your needs, it may be worthwhile to look into some of the standard C++ libraries.
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