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

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 24 03:55:34 UTC 2021


On 6/23/21 11:26 PM, Douglas Crawford via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>    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.
>
> You generate "header files" of pre-computed values?  A mathematicians
> AWK?  :)

  Yes and no.  I generally avoid hard-coded values; most of my designs
have NVRAM of some sort to store settings, counters, etc.  I usually
store such constants in there.

             -Dave

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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA


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