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Re: OT : Approximate / fast math libraries ?



On Sat, 2007-09-01 at 09:41 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote:

> How much precision do you need?  On what? Why?
> 
> At least one person wrote a book on implementing the C standard library.
> It would probably be a better resource than Numerical Recipes.

That would be PJ Plauger's The Standard C Library, Prentice Hall, 1992
0-13-131509-9.  Most of his math lib implementation is based on Cody and
Waite, Software Manual for the Elementary Functions, Prentice Hall, 1980
(sorry, he doesn't give the ISBN).  
-- 
                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu
http://www.math.clemson.edu/~mjs


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