From: Stephen Stubbs <theother1510@...>

To: <linux-audio-user@...>

Subject: Re: [LAU] About Algorithms

Date: Sunday, July 17, 2011 - 2:17 pm

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Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bitOn 7/17/2011 6:25 AM, Dale Powell wrote:

rounding error).

At one time the USA's NASA (*National Aeronautics and Space

Administration*) used Integer math to track their satellites. I don't

know if NASA is still using Integer math or has gone to Floating Point

math for the calculations now.

Best,

Stephen.

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On 7/17/2011 6:25 AM, Dale Powell wrote:

Agree on the whole that summing is summing is summing. Most DAWs

these days will use floating point (either 32bit or double

precision) and A+B=C no matter what.

In Integer math. In floating point math, A + B = C +/- (very small

rounding error).

At one time the USA's NASA (National Aeronautics and Space

Administration) used Integer math to track their satellites.

I don't know if NASA is still using Integer math or has gone to

Floating Point math for the calculations now.

Best,

Stephen.

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Re: [LAU] About Algorithms, Stephen Stubbs, (Sun Jul 17, 2:17 pm)

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