errors_test


errors_test, a MATLAB code which calls errors(), which demonstrates how reasonable computations can produce numerical nonsense. This illustrates that the programmer must not assume that a numerical algorithm that seems reasonable will always produce correct and reliable results.

Licensing:

The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.

Related Data and Programs:

errors, a MATLAB code which illustrates the failure of numerical algorithms;

Source Code:


Last revised on 10 January 2019.