[ODE] processing islands in different order

Megan Fox shalinor at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 13:17:40 MST 2006

When you say slightly, how slight do you mean?

Processing the islands in a different order should result in different
floating point inaccuracies, shouldn't it?  Introducing slight

On 8/24/06, Thomas Yeh <tomyeh at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> I am seeing the behavior that if islands are processed in a different
> order than the default ordering, the position data for the objects in the
> simulation are slightly different. I am using 0.5, and I generate all the
> islands before I start calling the stepper function.
> Can anyone explain this behavior? As far as I know, the islands'
> computations should all be independent right?
> thx
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-Megan Fox
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