Kwazy comma
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Factorization | 2^{-53} × 3^{10} × 5^{16} |
Monzo | [-53 10 16⟩ |
Size in cents | 0.56943049¢ |
Name | Kwazy comma |
FJS name | [math]\text{10d}{-6}^{5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5}[/math] |
Special properties | reduced, reduced harmonic |
Tenney height (log_{2} nd) | 106 |
Weil height (log_{2} max(n, d)) | 106.001 |
Wilson height (sopfr (nd)) | 216 |
Harmonic entropy (Shannon, [math]\sqrt{nd}[/math]) |
~1.20124 bits |
Comma size | unnoticeable |
open this interval in xen-calc |
The kwazy comma (monzo: [-53 10 16⟩) is an unnoticeable 5-limit comma measuring about 0.569 cents.
Temperaments
Tempering out this comma leads to the 5-limit kwazy temperament.
Etymology
This comma was named by Gene Ward Smith and Paul Erlich in 2002 as a mutant form for both quasi and crazy (as in kwazy wabbit!)^{[1]}. Quasi was short for quasiseptima since an interval very close to 9/7 could be used as a generator for the corresponding temperament^{[2]}.