[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: GMP Inputs

From: Kevin Ryde
Subject: Re: GMP Inputs
Date: 26 Apr 2001 08:23:31 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.5

Hans Aberg <address@hidden> writes:
> - As for the inaccuracy (inverted value of precision) of floating and fixed
> point numbers, I think that a fairly correct mathematical way would be to
> use differentials of the operations involved to compute the new inaccuracy.
> That is, unless the user specifically requests a round-off.

I think mpfr (www.mpfr.org) had ideas for an interval arithmetic along
those lines, made possible by the exact rounding in the mpfr floats.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]