Author: Rémi Coulom

Date: 13:28:26 07/17/04

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On July 17, 2004 at 14:21:00, Joachim Rang wrote: >Hi Remi, > > >that is exatly what I need right now, thank you very much. >Unfortunately the MonteCarlo calculation takes really long if I feed in the >result of two 400 games-gauntlets of two different version. I aborted after 10 >minutes. Any idea how long it might take to compute on my Athlon xp 1540 Mhz? Is >ther a way to make it a bit less accurate but quicker? > >regards Joachim I ran a few experiments with 400 games, and it keeps displaying a value of -1.#IND00, which indicates a division by zero. The program seems to work OK with 200 or 300 games, but not with more. Beyond 300, exponents become too high for the floating point precision. I may try tomorrow morning to replace the built-in "long double" type by a more accurate type of the GNU multiprecision library, so that p^400 is not equal to zero for probabilities p < 1. That should make the program applicable to bigger matches. What are the numbers of your gauntlet matches ? Rémi

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