tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-296696368208765437.post5050224136181071590..comments2015-04-29T23:27:50.885-07:00Comments on FunkyThoughts: I'm not a math geek but...Brad D.http://www.blogger.com/profile/08308820019296726469noreply@blogger.comBlogger1125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-296696368208765437.post-44826067802584344252009-09-07T05:36:31.645-07:002009-09-07T05:36:31.645-07:00I've read your article a few days ago and I wa...I've read your article a few days ago and I was wondering if you have found the answer. <br />I haven't got numbers but I have think about it and this is what I got to using the last digit is always wrong because you don't <br />know what's after that .<br /><br />Ex: you deal with this number 0.465 and let's say you just need 2 digit you can chose between 0.46 and 0.47, in physics experiments the rule is to use the <br />closer even number (don't ask me way) hence 0.46 but there are also other rules that can be applied that could lead to 0.47 . -<br />In any case you apply a rule and that's way you don't have a stochastic process any more. computer randomness doesn't exist and for that reason is always better using the entire random <br />number as a seed rather that using a digit of it.(same thing :you chose a specific digit, you determinate it and this means that you are doing the opposite <br />of how a stochastic process should be) - in my opinion using the fist decimal digit is a mistake even if results are good in this particular case.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.com