[Newbies] Re: is 0.1 a Float or a ScaledDecimal ?

cdrick cdrick65 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 18:53:47 UTC 2008

> Waaah, belief and plausibility as sum over numbers; shudder;
> political-systems-failure through machine calculations; market-meltdown
> through machine calculations; poverty-for-everyone through machine
> calculations :( Anyways, have you compared to Pei Wang's NARS (or perhaps
> his "The limitation of Bayesianism"), that would be interesting [OT].
> Tried to convince him that fractions are sufficient for him but he liked
> floats more (his early J* prototype had no system support for fractions
> ...).

wooww interesting but late for me :(

> Do you have calculations of your model's epsilon on which you base your
> "imprecise", "uncertain", etc ? Or do you at present (for the prototype)
> just stab in the dark.

I guess I just stab in the dark...
I have to leave, I'll read a bit and tell you later...

Thanks a lot ;)


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