trouble with complex numbers

alex23 wuwei23 at
Wed Aug 5 17:17:34 CEST 2009

On Aug 6, 1:18 am, Scott David Daniels <Scott.Dani... at Acm.Org> wrote:
> I think it explained in the complex math area, but basically EE types
> use j, math types use i for exactly the same thing.  Since i is so
> frequently and index in CS, and there is another strong convention,
> why not let the EE types win?

That 'i' tends to be used as index did occur to me, I just wasn't
aware of what conventions were used in other contexts.

Thanks, Scott, much appreciated.

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