[Developers] [Patches] Make ADMConstraints GF public

Jonathan Thornburg jthorn at aei.mpg.de
Sat Sep 16 23:41:56 CDT 2006


On Sat, 16 Sep 2006, Erik Schnetter wrote:
> The "sum" reduction has the problem that it can easily lead to large absolute
> differences that are small relative differences.  The "average" reduction
> behaves better in that respect, and, apart from that, tests the same thing.  I
> suggest to avoid using the sum reduction in test cases.

I'm confused:  Since    average := sum / sum_of_weights   , why does
  average   not also "lead to large absolute differences that are small
relative differences"?

ciao,

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