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Ratio | 1024/1023 |
Subgroup monzo | 2.3.11.31 [10 -1 -1 -1⟩ |
Size in cents | 1.6914843¢ |
Name | kilobyte comma |
Color name | 31u1u2, thiwulu 2nd, Thiwulu comma |
FJS name | [math]\text{m2}_{11,31}[/math] |
Special properties | square superparticular, reduced |
Tenney height (log_{2} nd) | 19.9986 |
Weil height (log_{2} max(n, d)) | 20 |
Wilson height (sopfr (nd)) | 65 |
Harmonic entropy (Shannon, [math]\sqrt{n\cdot d}[/math]) |
~2.41035 bits |
Comma size | unnoticeable |
S-expression | S32 |
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1024/1023, the kilobyte comma is a 31-limit superparticular comma of about 1.69 cents. It forms the difference between 32/31 and 33/32. By tempering it out is defined the kilobyte temperament, which enables the kilobyte chords.
Etymology
The word kilobyte for this comma was introduced by Xenllium in 2023. It often refers to 1024 (2^{10}) bytes instead of 1000, arising from the prevalence of sizes that are powers of two in modern digital memory architectures.
See also
- Unnoticeable comma
- List of superparticular intervals
- Megabyte comma (1048576/1048575)