Monthly Archives: November 2013

Floating-point equality: It’s worse than you think

While recently helping to fix some buggy simulation software, I encountered a nasty problem involving comparison of floating-point values.  I was vaguely aware of the potential for this sort of problem to occur, but this was the first time that … Continue reading

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Sudoku Solver

This is in competition for my most uninteresting post.  But it’s hopefully a useful snippet for those few with whom I’ve had recent discussion about Sudoku, and algorithms for solving– and more interestingly, in my opinion, generating— instances of the … Continue reading

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