August 2006

2 posts

Floating-Point Numbers

Working with floating-point numbers can be a pain. I have written several posts on floating-point arithmetic including Numbers in .NET, Floating Point Arithmetic I and II. There is a good article on “What Every Computer Scientist Should Know About Floating-Point Arithmetic.” There’s also another great article which describes what, I believe,
Read more » Aug 14, 2006, 5:32AM

Research Pipeline

On the last day of the Lang.NET Symposium, I sat through an interesting lecture on F# with Don Syme. Don Syme is a researcher at Microsoft Research’s Cambridge office. He and Andrew Kennedy previously researched and designed generics years before its eventual incorporation into the Whidbey version (2.0) of the .NET
Read more » Aug 3, 2006, 1:35AM





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