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- Subject: Re: anything wrong by not using "module" ?
- From: Henk Boom <henk@...>
- Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2011 12:25:08 -0400
On 27 March 2011 10:53, liam mail <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 27 March 2011 15:33, Eduardo Ochs <email@example.com> wrote:
>> norm = function (V) return math.sqrt(V^2 + V^2) end,
> Off topic: I though this was just an email typo yet the same is present in
> the link you provide. I am confused why a mathematician would use such a
> name for calculating the magnitude of a vector.
The norm is (roughly speaking) a generalization of the magnitude.
This case in particular really is the magnitude though.