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Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-12-06, 21:29
Replies: 31
Views: 2,283
Posted By jwaltos
I just read through the thread and it didn't...

I just read through the thread and it didn't help.
Question: Can operator precedence be measured or quantified? (cf. Lord Kelvi..something to the effect where if it can't be measured it can't it be...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-12-06, 19:20
Replies: 31
Views: 2,283
Posted By jwaltos
8/2*(2+2)

I was asked what the answer to this was at work and I reflexively said "1." I learned shortly thereafter that this was a "thing" on the internet a while ago,...
Forum: Astronomy 2021-11-26, 03:29
Replies: 31
Views: 2,992
Posted By jwaltos
I was following this deployment with interest for...

I was following this deployment with interest for a couple of reasons. There's an excellent documentary on the people involved in this project and its intended hopes and aims which is well worth...
Forum: CADO-NFS 2021-11-15, 07:19
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By jwaltos
I wasn't pontificating but if that's how you took...

I wasn't pontificating but if that's how you took it, fine. Perhaps hybridisation isn't your forte. Good luck.
Forum: CADO-NFS 2021-11-14, 05:06
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By jwaltos
Hi VB, Sorry for your luck. A while back I had a...

Hi VB, Sorry for your luck. A while back I had a good run at blackjack and poker and spent about 10k on components to put together a decent machine. Your MoBo and cooling system will be key. Think...
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-24, 20:04
Replies: 35
Views: 943
Posted By jwaltos
Ditto on watching the new Dune, one of the actors...

Ditto on watching the new Dune, one of the actors was on the recent SNL.
Ditto on 2001.

Oblivion was predictable 5 minutes in..though I did like the actors in it.

Galaxy Quest, though not an...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-10-16, 15:21
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By jwaltos
Dzekuje Dobri, I wasn't aware of this paper. ...

Dzekuje Dobri, I wasn't aware of this paper.

I'm going to post a couple of thing in the blog sub-forum which will provide some background on why I asked this question. Going through some of the...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-10-15, 23:59
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By jwaltos
" The key point is that starting with...

"
The key point is that starting with polynomials which.."
Thanks Sardonicus.
I've approached the question of integer factorization from a different perspective and have come upon similar...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-10-15, 01:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By jwaltos
@Nick: Yes. Borrowed it from the UWaterloo...

@Nick: Yes. Borrowed it from the UWaterloo library a couple of times.
@Dr. Sardonicus: Yes. I had accessed both theses a while ago. Here is a relatively recent paper on the same subject matter from...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-10-14, 05:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By jwaltos
GNFS linear equation

Using, as a partial resource base, https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=26984 and https://www.ams.org/journals/mcom/2006-75-256/S0025-5718-06-01870-9/S0025-5718-06-01870-9.pdf, the GNFS is...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 23:29
Replies: 35
Views: 2,679
Posted By jwaltos
Try wearing welding gloves that go up to your...

Try wearing welding gloves that go up to your elbow and wear protective goggles. If the cat acts up, shave it under the shower with running water to show you mean business..(lesser of two evils so it...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-10-07, 01:57
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By jwaltos
https://www.curveexpert.net/ Been using it for...

https://www.curveexpert.net/
Been using it for years and there have been many others. You can "roll your own" after a while.
CERN had some interesting publicly available software that I was using...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-10-03, 01:10
Replies: 2,947
Views: 267,655
Posted By jwaltos
https://www.livescience.com/black-holes-press-out-...

https://www.livescience.com/black-holes-press-out-on-universe

There must be others here who have experienced the same thing..similar to Maxwell's conception, though he did some interesting (and...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-09-24, 23:23
Replies: 69
Views: 10,330
Posted By jwaltos
Lol.. Being literal.."highly" is a directional...

Lol..
Being literal.."highly" is a directional term and "most" is comparative ..but compared to what. The enumeration of all possible outcomes where only one unique outcome can exist within any...
Forum: sweety439 2021-09-22, 23:28
Replies: 226
Views: 24,006
Posted By jwaltos
You were kind enough to respond so I'll try to...

You were kind enough to respond so I'll try to help out. I can't predict when I'll have something but when I do I'll send it via PM rather than posting within the forum.
Forum: sweety439 2021-09-21, 00:45
Replies: 226
Views: 24,006
Posted By jwaltos
Thanks! I took a look at your article and the two...

Thanks! I took a look at your article and the two associated files. That's a lot of number crunching. Have you made any conjectures, developed any distributions that may follow a pattern (usually...
Forum: sweety439 2021-09-20, 03:39
Replies: 226
Views: 24,006
Posted By jwaltos
Sweety, could you please explain what it is...

Sweety, could you please explain what it is you're doing? More specifically, what is your end objective, goal or result?
You have a lot of "stuff" but how does it support whatever it is you are...
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2021-08-04, 01:30
Replies: 31
Views: 17,905
Posted By jwaltos
Thanks for responding Nick. Unfortunately it...

Thanks for responding Nick. Unfortunately it didn't really help me out. I'm a little more advanced than the books you recommended (or at least think I am) and where you state "you can choose any...
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2021-08-02, 04:12
Replies: 31
Views: 17,905
Posted By jwaltos
Hi Nick, I haven't been doing any math for the...

Hi Nick,
I haven't been doing any math for the last several months with the exception of occasional sporadic jottings of approaches to solving a multivariate equation of degree 4. ie...
Forum: Viliam Furik 2021-07-21, 22:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By jwaltos
Definitely no poly time script on a classical...

Definitely no poly time script on a classical (binary) system that I'm aware of but there are some good solvers out there.
Forum: Viliam Furik 2021-07-20, 23:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By jwaltos
I recall reading somewhere that Stephen Wolfram...

I recall reading somewhere that Stephen Wolfram wrote a 3 line Perl script that would solve Soduku..similar to a minesweeper script.
Along those lines, Dijkstra's algorithm - Wikipedia, Knuth, Kaye...
Forum: jwaltos 2021-07-16, 03:40
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By jwaltos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FQO1fj1MJU ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FQO1fj1MJU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdFC_CqqJgA

(not in colour..except one..or two)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCvRMDM--Q4...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-07-14, 00:52
Replies: 2,947
Views: 267,655
Posted By jwaltos
Agreed in principle. I have taught, coached and...

Agreed in principle. I have taught, coached and instructed..grand kids, teenagers, adults and old farts .. math, physics (theoretical and applied), baseball (throw the ball to the ability of the...
Forum: jwaltos 2021-07-13, 23:47
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By jwaltos
musica

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syc78JzHGTs&t=37s
un peu de musique aussi:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbOYd23NWKA
and an instrumental..or two, dos, doppio, deux...:...
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-06, 01:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By jwaltos
Every year for the past six years (with the the...

Every year for the past six years (with the the exception of the Covid years) I've driven our dogs from mid-southern Ontario (Canada) to Ft. Lauderdale to go on the high speed Ferry to Grand Bahama....
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