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Is there a matlab function similar to numpy.spacing

Asked by Adam Stevens on 17 Sep 2019
Latest activity Commented on by Adam Stevens on 18 Sep 2019
Is there a matlab function similar to numpy.spacing ?

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It would be far easier to answer, if you actually told people what that code does in python. Even give an example.
Well its a little hard to explain. I thought a google search would be easier.
It gives the difference between a number and the next clossest number depending on the precission being used.
Here is the documentation
It is used in scipy's DARE solution to check for stability.

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Answer by James Tursa
on 17 Sep 2019
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From the numpy.spacing doc:
"It can be considered as a generalization of EPS ... there should not be any representable number between x + spacing(x) and x for any finite x."
Sounds like the MATLAB function eps( ) is what you want.

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