[Haskell-cafe] Why does the class called "Real" support only
rationals, and not all reals?
lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Mon Jun 4 11:28:13 EDT 2007
On Mon, 4 Jun 2007, bretm wrote:
> Henning Thielemann wrote:
> > Is your approach more like symbolic calculation or more like a
> > representation for computable reals?
> > http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Applications_and_libraries/Mathematics#Number_representations
> Computable reals, specifically continued fraction representation. I know I'm
> reinventing the wheel here
Jan Skibinski did it for Haskell, too.
> (I was using an OCaml implementation called ContFrac as a guide to the
> algorithms) but I'm just playing with this as a vehicle for learning
If you plan to use NumericPrelude, I'll glad to hear experiences about the
usefulness of the NumericPrelude class hierarchy, and we could add it to
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