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JokeRe: Posits, a new kind of number, improves the math of AI Pin
Marc Clifton30-Sep-22 6:21
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obermd30-Sep-22 9:37
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obermd1-Oct-22 4:45
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trønderen1-Oct-22 7:49
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Dan Neely4-Oct-22 5:07
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Daniel Pfeffer5-Oct-22 9:59
professionalDaniel Pfeffer5-Oct-22 9:59 
Perhaps I didn't explain myself clearly.

The development of a "Machine Learning" model requires quite a bit of scientific/engineering-style mathematics, in order to calculate the parameters for the model. These typically involve best-fit (linear or otherwise), differentiation in multiple dimensions, etc. Using ill-understood posits for the calculations, rather than better-understood floating point, just adds additional uncertainty to the results.

Many theorems used in Numerical Analysis depend on esoteric issues such as the base of the floating-point numbers, the method used to round them, etc. Until a similar body of work is produced for posits, using them in any large calculation would be a bad idea. This does not mean that it won't be done. Sigh | :sigh:
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