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Many of them. Particulary the ones that have a mythological background.
Yep, I have never heard of him.
Tom Marvolo Riddle = I Am Lord Voldemort = Immortal Odd Lover
You do not know who -He who must not be named- is?
That is because I have never read those books.
I can't believe you don't know who he is
Voldemort? Sounds like a French cheese.
Yes, post #3 is doing a rootapproximant using a PSLQ.
Okay but is it related to root approximant?
It uses something called Lattice Reduction. Exactly how this works I can not explain. In more general terms it is away to intelligently guess, with a high probability at what constants make up a decimal.
How does this work?
It is an extension of the extended GCD. Where the extended GCD solves ax + by = c, the PSLQ solves
and it solves it in such a way that the are integers. It was called the most important algorithm of the 20th century.