Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#2836 new defect

IsAlmost() uses a fixed epsilon for comparison

Reported by: gkronber Owned by: gkronber
Priority: medium Milestone: HeuristicLab 4.0
Component: Common Version:
Keywords: Cc:

Description

The fixed epsilon value in IsAlmost (1E-12) is problematic e.g. when working with very small numbers. Probably, it would be better to use a relative comparison instead.

https://randomascii.wordpress.com/2012/02/25/comparing-floating-point-numbers-2012-edition/

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by gkronber

  • Summary changed from IsAlmost() uses a fixed epislon for comparison to IsAlmost() uses a fixed epsilon for comparison
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