A Julia package for probability distributions and associated functions. Particularly, Distributions implements:
Note: The functionalities related to conjugate priors have been moved to the ConjugatePriors package.
Support: We use GitHub for the development of the Julia package Distributions itself.
For support and questions, please use the Julia Discourse forum.
Also, for casual conversation and quick questions, there are the channels
#statistics in the official Julia chat (https://julialang.slack.com). To get an invitation, please visit https://julialang.org/slack/.
If you have a bug linked with Distributions, check that it has not been reported yet on the issues of the repository. If not, you can file a new issue, add your version of the package which you can get with this command in the Julia REPL:
julia> ]status Distributions
Be exhaustive in your report, give the summary of the bug, a Minimal Working Example (MWE), what happens and what you expected to happen.
To contribute to the package, fork the repository on GitHub, clone it and make modifications on a new branch, do not commit modifications on master. Once your changes are made, push them on your fork and create the Pull Request on the main repository.
Distributions is a central package which many rely on, the following are required for contributions to be accepted:
testfolder. If new test files are added, do not forget to add them in
test/runtests.jl. Cover possible edge cases. Run the tests locally before submitting the PR.
Test.detect_ambiguities(Distributions)is run to check method ambiguities. Verify that your modified code did not yield method ambiguities.
Make according modifications to the
docs folder, build the documentation locally and verify that your modifications display correctly and did not yield warnings. To build the documentation locally, you first need to instantiate the
julia --project=docs/ pkg> instantiate pkg> dev .
julia --project=docs/ docs/make.jl to build the documentation.
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