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Forum: Software 2005-06-06, 05:18
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By FeLiNe
Wow -- this seems to have done the trick. ...

Wow -- this seems to have done the trick. :banana:

Talk about something I'd never have dreamed of trying... :bow:



Huh? No, I haven't tried that. I tend to run whatever is named on the...
Forum: Software 2005-06-06, 01:16
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By FeLiNe
[17:58] Sven [suttang:prime/gimps] > tail -3...

[17:58] Sven [suttang:prime/gimps] > tail -3 prime.ini
TwoBackupFiles=1
NearFFTLimit=-2
SilentVictory=0
[17:58] Sven [suttang:prime/gimps] > ./mprime -d
Mersenne number primality test program...
Forum: Software 2005-06-04, 16:51
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By FeLiNe
Well it was a thought, I suppose: [9:43]...

Well it was a thought, I suppose:


[9:43] Sven [suttang:prime/gimps] > echo "NearFFTLimitPct=0.0" >> prime.ini
[9:43] Sven [suttang:prime/gimps] > tail -2 prime.ini
SilentVictory=0...
Forum: Software 2005-06-04, 03:11
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By FeLiNe
Question Strange error message

Awright -- a while back I had this strange occurence after 38% of a prime number:


[18:14] Sven [suttang:prime/gimps] > mprime -d
Mersenne number primality test program version 23.9
Resuming...
Forum: Lounge 2004-12-02, 01:44
Replies: 208
Views: 13,525
Posted By FeLiNe
I probably just missing something (as usual), but...

I probably just missing something (as usual), but why go to the hassle of posting links? If someone really doesn't have a gmail account yet (I thought everybody does) they could just shoot me an...
Forum: Software 2004-06-14, 18:06
Replies: 4
Views: 1,948
Posted By FeLiNe
GIMPS for BOINC?

I don't have a lot of time for DC (or anything else, really) these days, but I noticed accidentily that Berkeley's BOINC stuff seems to be in a workable test-phase now. For those who didn't follow...
Forum: Programming 2004-04-10, 01:03
Replies: 8
Views: 2,408
Posted By FeLiNe
Uh - I don't think so. This sentence and the math...

Uh - I don't think so. This sentence and the math that follows it are true only if every single cycle in those 20 seconds were spent on doing math. A someone else pointed out, there's considerable...
Forum: Soap Box 2004-04-10, 00:49
Replies: 214
Views: 9,186
Posted By FeLiNe
Alright, disregarding everything else, I'll try...

Alright, disregarding everything else, I'll try to get to this very statement you're making here. You appear to be a reasonably bright person otherwise, so I'm kinda puzzled why you could make a...
Forum: Puzzles 2004-04-07, 00:38
Replies: 13
Views: 2,044
Posted By FeLiNe
Quoting from example 26 in that same article...

Quoting from example 26 in that same article (which was the generalization to powers higher than than 3):



:cat:
Forum: Soap Box 2004-04-06, 23:44
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By FeLiNe
The question in this poll presupposes that any AI...

The question in this poll presupposes that any AI will have "hands"; whereas it would be easy to argue that hands are really an impediment to intelligence and that no truly intelligent being will...
Forum: Soap Box 2004-04-06, 22:18
Replies: 214
Views: 9,186
Posted By FeLiNe
The second Paris conference of the ASPO. I can't...

The second Paris conference of the ASPO. I can't find any decent proceedings, but a reasonably thorough writeup is here for example:
http://tinyurl.com/32afj

To quote the functional paragraph: ...
Forum: Programming 2004-04-06, 20:18
Replies: 25
Views: 3,168
Posted By FeLiNe
Way too wasteful and long. :) cut -d ',' -f...

Way too wasteful and long. :)

cut -d ',' -f 1 hrf3.txt | uniq > hrf3exp.txt

Not only does that save a few keystrokes, it uses one less process and thus one less PID and saves a few microseconds...
Forum: Puzzles 2004-04-06, 19:14
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By FeLiNe
I'm probably just missing something obvious...

I'm probably just missing something obvious somewhere, but what is wrong with eq. (11) on the Mathworld page? In the situation you present, A=-8, x1=-1 and x2=8 so the first term that starts with...
Forum: Puzzles 2004-04-06, 18:26
Replies: 13
Views: 2,044
Posted By FeLiNe
Oh, sorry - I didn't realise that. My...

Oh, sorry - I didn't realise that. My cable-access is set up such that the machine appears in the IP-range of CalTech and is, in effect, a member f the CalTech network for all intents and purposes --...
Forum: Soap Box 2004-04-06, 00:42
Replies: 214
Views: 9,186
Posted By FeLiNe
Three quick short notes. Just some things to...

Three quick short notes. Just some things to think about, really.

1) World oil production has dropped every single year since 2000. OPEC has just announced to drop total production again in 2004....
Forum: Puzzles 2004-04-05, 22:49
Replies: 13
Views: 2,044
Posted By FeLiNe
Of course you could just follow the reference...

Of course you could just follow the reference given in the OEIS:

http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0002-9890%28198810%2995%3A8%3C697%3ATSLOSN%3E2.0.CO%3B2-Z
(Example 25).

It's quite a...
Forum: Puzzles 2004-04-05, 20:11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By FeLiNe
It might be easier to point you to the right...

It might be easier to point you to the right direction if you spelled out what exactly you're trying to compute. A stability criterion for white dwarves? An upper mass limit? A rule for the formation...
Forum: Puzzles 2004-02-24, 17:04
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By FeLiNe
OK, I figured it out, but it took me a minute....

OK, I figured it out, but it took me a minute. Givien that the four people would also need a minute (or more) to figure it out and that it would take them 60 minutes to execute what seems to be the...
Forum: Puzzles 2004-02-13, 17:48
Replies: 24
Views: 2,517
Posted By FeLiNe
Oy, vey ... "Diapozone" is not an English...

Oy, vey ...

"Diapozone" is not an English word. I guess from context that it means "interval" in some language other than English.

The interval [0..1] is a human invention - it does not exist...
Forum: Puzzles 2004-02-12, 18:23
Replies: 24
Views: 2,517
Posted By FeLiNe
:no: You keep running into the same...

:no:

You keep running into the same quantization problems again and again. You cannot define what the term "angle between tow objects" means better than you can define the location of the objects....
Forum: Puzzles 2004-02-12, 18:05
Replies: 6
Views: 1,636
Posted By FeLiNe
Maybe I'm missing something, but as far as I can...

Maybe I'm missing something, but as far as I can tell, you're not actually asking a question. Are you? You seem to be showing a sequence that is composed of three numbers:

13,485,943,174,138
...
Forum: Puzzles 2004-02-07, 00:09
Replies: 24
Views: 2,517
Posted By FeLiNe
It is absolutely impossible to perform the...

It is absolutely impossible to perform the described action. Even "theoretically".

Because matter (i.e. the matter that the stick is composed of) is discrete, i.e. not infinitely divisible. Your...
Forum: Puzzles 2003-12-09, 21:22
Replies: 80
Views: 10,577
Posted By FeLiNe
I'm pretty sure that the Antarctic Treaty forbids...

I'm pretty sure that the Antarctic Treaty forbids hunting for sport in Antarctica, even if the bears were transported there (and I'm pretty damn sure that it forbids the import of non-native...
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