[Haskell-cafe] smallest double eps
Tamas K Papp
tpapp at Princeton.EDU
Fri Sep 29 20:26:42 EDT 2006
On Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 12:20:16AM +0000, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 29.09.2006, 19:30 -0400 schrieb Tamas K Papp:
> > the smallest positive floating point number x such that 1+x /= x?
> That would be the smallest positive number, woudn't it?
> Do you mean the smalles postive number x with 1+x /= 1?
Specifically, I would be happy with the smallest Double that makes the
statement true. I need it as a convergence bound for an iterative
algorithm. Anyhow, thanks for the clarification, but I would be
happier with an answer.
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