Mata Matters: Precision

Mata is Stata’s matrix language. The Mata Matters column shows how Mata can be used interactively to solve problems and as a programming language to add new features to Stata. In this quarter’s column, we look at the programming implications of the floating-point, base-2 encoding that modern computers use.


Issue Date:
2006
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
pr0025 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/119244
Published in:
Stata Journal, Volume 06, Number 4
Page range:
550-560
Total Pages:
11

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