From: Jonathan Franklin (franklin.jonathan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-26 16:01:00
On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 1:32 PM, Johan Råde <rade_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> The binary representation of floating point numbers is computer science,
> not mathematics.
> Numerical analysis is an interdisciplinary field, involving both
> mathematics and computer science.
Note that Indian mathematicians were using floating point numbers in the
Binary representations would of course not be nearly as interesting until
the advent of computers... but number systems (including binary) are a part
Some might even argue that (theoretical) Computer Science is itself a branch
(or at least red-headed step-child) of Mathematics.
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