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From: Gerhard Wesp (gwesp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-09 04:08:03

On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 06:02:54PM -0400, John Phillips wrote:
> instead attempting to maximize numeric stability, and so choosing units
> that keep things as close to order 1 as possible. Then, since real world

Can you elaborate on this? In particular, an example of a simple problem that
can be better conditioned by choosing the "right" units would interest
me very much! (Assuming we can express numbers from about 1e-300 to


Gerhard Wesp
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