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High-Precision Computations
Author

Mark Sofroniou
Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
Department: Kernel Technology
Conference

1998 Worldwide Mathematica Conference
Conference location

Chicago, IL
Description

A new arbitrary-precision mechanism for evaluating many numerical constants will be explained, and it will be used to show how many of the elementary functions have been implemented much more efficiently. Some optimizations to arithmetic and some potential future directions will also be discussed.
Subject

*Applied Mathematics > Numerical Methods
Keywords

arbitrary precision mechanism, optimization
URL

http://library.wolfram.com/conferences/conference98/abstracts/high_precision_computations.html
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