[Haskell-cafe] Uncertainty analysis library?

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 23:01:12 CET 2011

by the way, the link to the patch-tag repo for your intervals lib seems to
be dead / patch-tag gets confused,
is it that the link is outdated or that there are problems on patch-tag?


On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Edward Kmett <ekmett at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> comment.
> 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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