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Cuchulainn
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### Re: exp(5) = $e^5$

Compute the derivative of $e^{e^{e^{x}}}$. at x = 0.01. It comes from book that says AD is better. Calculus and FD is a nightmare.

Cuchulainn
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### Re: exp(5) = $e^5$

Solve the current problem as a least squares Genetic Algorithm optimisation  problem using floating-point genes.

$min (e^5 - x)^2$