[R] R wrong, Python rigth in calcution
r@oknz @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Wed Sep 18 08:11:25 CEST 2019
Here's a tip for the original poster.
and then follow the link it suggests
which says amongst other things
All R platforms are required to work with values conforming to the
IEC 60559 (also known as IEEE 754) standard. This basically works
with a precision of 53 bits, and represents to that precision a
range of absolute values from about 2e-308 to 2e+308.
and reminds us that
will give you the parameters of the 'double' type.
On Wed, 18 Sep 2019 at 12:03, Abby Spurdle <spurdle.a using gmail.com> wrote:
> > R by default uses floating-point arithmetic, which
> > is subject to problems described in [*].
> I want to note that both graphics and modern statistics, require
> efficient floating point arithmetic.
> So, R does what it's designed to do...
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> PLEASE do read the posting guide
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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