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From: Moore, Paul (paul.moore_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-11-28 04:25:31

From: Dave Abrahams [mailto:abrahams_at_[hidden]]
> Try a web-search at Google for "rationalize algorithm". That turns up
> many promising links. I stole the following algorithm (written in
> Python) from similar Java code at . I don't know if it's the ideal
> algorithm you're looking for, but it seems to do the job:

Thanks. I'll look at this. Now you mention it, I recall that continued
fractions were where I came on the concept of "simplest possible" rationals.
So this is probably what I'm looking for.


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