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From: "Benjamin F. Keil" <bkeil AT indiana DOT edu>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Dual monitors with rhide?
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 1997 15:34:26 -0500
Organization: Indiana University
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A. Sinan Unur wrote:
> 
> Paul Derbyshire wrote:
> <SNIP>
> > you're in deep doodoo), or a certain editor-cum-operating-system I
> > shall not name, which has a learning curve like e^x and a manual the
> > size of a phone book and half as well organized ;-)
> 
> that is supported by neither theorey nor fact. it is not supported by
> fact, because people do learn it. a learning curve such as e^x means
> there will never be any learning. theoretically, for the concept of
> 'learning curve' to have any meaning, the function should probably be
> strictly increasing and concave.

e^x fits that description.  e^x is everywhere increasing and has upwards
concavity.

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> A. Sinan Unur
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