Significant.m

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An aux function determining whether a given object deserves attention given the tolerance specified. Used in the internal decision making performed by Spinach kernel functions. Syntax:

               answer=significant(object,tolerance)

Parameters:

       object - the object whose significance is to be assessed
    tolerance - significance threshold

The function returns a logical value. If the object cannot be asses- ed based on the current heuristics, it is deemed significant.