math on widths doesn't add up
Dar Scott Consulting
dsc at swcp.com
Mon Jun 17 16:24:24 EDT 2019
Sure. I do it all the time and everybody knows how 1D I am.
Some random thoughts:
A Turing machine might be considered 1D. It can draw x,y.
This past month, I was working in very high dimensions. I was not able to visualize that very well and used dimension reduction techniques such as PCA, UMAP and t-SNE to help. I would guess the 1D being might have to do something similar for "visualization". Maybe.
Lewis and Clark went on a path or route, 1D, and took measurements that allowed them to create a 2D map. That is, the space of the 1D path was assumed to bend in a 2D space.
The floor of my lab looks 2D to me, but I have latitude and longitude marked for the center. That labelling assumes a curving into 3D.
> On Jun 17, 2019, at 10:31 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Hmmm... I wonder if theoretically a one dimensional being could draw x,y.
> Bob S
>> On Jun 14, 2019, at 14:54 , hh via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> Probably you wish with your post avoid the confusion between
>> = a math-point (x,y) which has no dimension, so cannot be drawn and
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