[Haskell-cafe] Uncertainty analysis library?

Edward Kmett ekmett at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 21:57:22 CET 2011

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 2:42 PM, Edward Amsden <eca7215 at cs.rit.edu> wrote:

> So I'm feeling a bit elated that I've sparked my first theoretical
> discussion in cafe, though I don't have much to contribute. :\
> However in the interests of the original question, I guess I should
> clarify.
> What we do in our physics class seems to be what is being called
> "interval analysis" in this discussion. We have experimental values
> with absolute uncertainties, and we need to propagate those
> uncertainties in a deterministic way through formulas. I don't think
> my professor would take kindly to a random sampling approach.
> The intervals library seemed a bit like what I'm looking for, except
> that it appears to be broken for the later ghc 6 versions and ghc 7.

The package should build fine, but hackage was flipping out because I
commented out a pattern guard, and it looked like a misplaced haddock

I've pushed a new version of intervals to mollify hackage.

It (or the old version) should cabal install just fine.

-Edward Kmett
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