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JT
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Re: Numbersystems, bijective, padic etc
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Sep 30, 2013 1:56 PM


Den måndagen den 30:e september 2013 kl. 19:09:57 UTC+2 skrev FredJeffries: > On Monday, September 30, 2013 8:57:49 AM UTC7, jonas.t...@gmail.com wrote: > > > When i've played with constructing *zeroless* numbersystems i've come a cross terms like bijective and padic, since my formalised knowledge of math terms is null. I wonder what these terms really mean and their origin, and is there a difference between bijective base 10 and padic base 10? > > > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bijective_numeration > > > > http://scientopia.org/blogs/goodmath/2012/12/12/padicarithmetic/
Well Jeffrey just eyed through it and i am questioning his idea that you can't convert between them as freely as you can in the conventional reals.
I think that is simply wrong.
But honestly it did not tell me much more what distinguish a zeroless base from a padic or bijective.
Is it just fancy terms/names for zeroless bases?



