Tagged: matlab

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Base i-1: There Be Dragons

John Baez recently posted this picture (by Anton Sherwood) on his G+ stream: The story behind it is pretty cool, and it involves two of my favorite things: TAOCP and unusual number systems. Let’s...

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Quines

A quine is a computer program which prints out a copy of its own source code when it is run. The name comes from Quine’s paradox: “Yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation” yields...

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Equations of the Undead

At work, we love to see the work that our users are doing with our products. This paper has been a big favorite at the office recently. You can hear an interview with one...

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Balanced Ternary Clock

Here’s a short clip of a balanced ternary clock I wrote using the MATLAB class I posted the other day. In this clock, the green dots represent 1, the red dots represent –1, and...

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Balanced Ternary in MATLAB

I wanted to do something with balanced ternary the other day, so I wrote this MATLAB class. classdef bt % Class for managing numbers in balanced ternary. % properties (SetAccess=’private’) trits = ”; end...