Unformatted text preview: is nonzero. It is the smallest difference between two numbers that the computer recognizes Appendix function [N, EPS]=epsilon % determination of epsilon for reals EPS = 1.0; N = 0; A = EPS + 1.0; while (A >1.0) N = N + 1; EPS = EPS/2; A = EPS + 1.0; end EPS = abs(2.0 * EPS); Reference: Biswa Nath Datta (2009), Numerical Linear Algebra and Application, SIAM. 1...
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