[vcf-midatlantic] Museum Report 2021-06-23

Douglas Crawford touchetek at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 03:26:35 UTC 2021


On 6/23/2021 9:34 PM, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> On 6/23/21 9:08 PM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> The first two visitors were an older couple and their grandson from
>> Florida. He specified to his grandfather that at the top of his list of
>> things to do was to come visit our museum. He was a finance major, but had
>> learned to program in the "R programming language". I had never heard of
>> this,
>    R is an interpreted programming language and large software ecosystem
> that is targeted primarily at statistical math.  However, it's really
> more of a "mathematical Swiss army knife", for lots of things that have
> nothing to do with statistics.  I use it all the time for things like
> curve fitting to generate coefficients for sensor response linearization
> in firmware.  It's amazingly powerful and a real pleasure to use.
>
>             -Dave
You generate "header files" of pre-computed values?  A mathematicians 
AWK?  :)


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