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Generally Efficient Numerics Programming in Mathematica

Rob Knapp
Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
Department: Kernel Technology

1999 Mathematica Developer Conference
Conference location

Champaign, IL

Mathematica 4 allows you to use and write numerical procedures that are not only efficient but also very general; they can work both with machine-hardware numbers and with arbitrary-precision software arithmetic. In this talk, I will explain some of the details behind how efficient machine-number and arbitrary-precision arithmetic and numerical functions work and will show, with a variety of examples, how you can write your own efficient and general programs.

*Wolfram Technology > Kernel > Numerics
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