[Haskell-cafe] Confused about logBase
allbery.b at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 01:56:01 UTC 2016
On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 9:43 PM, MarLinn via Haskell-Cafe <
haskell-cafe at haskell.org> wrote:
> So sorry, I don't believe that claim of yours. I'm not sure about your
> second claim either. Maybe natural logarithms are used more often, maybe
> not. I don't have any numbers either way and I don't read enough papers to
> have a feeling what the scientific community uses.
Natural logs almost exclusively... because their occurrence all through the
physical sciences and biology, etc. is what got them the name "natural".
Which is why CPUs have natural log as a built-in FP operation.
brandon s allbery kf8nh sine nomine associates
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