Why and How to Use Arbitrary Precision

Kaveh Ghazi 1 Vincent Lefèvre 2 Philippe Théveny 3 Paul Zimmermann 4
3 ARENAIRE - Computer arithmetic
Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes, LIP - Laboratoire de l'Informatique du Parallélisme
4 CARAMEL - Cryptology, Arithmetic: Hardware and Software
Inria Nancy - Grand Est, LORIA - ALGO - Department of Algorithms, Computation, Image and Geometry
Abstract : Although double precision is usually enough, arbitrary precision increases accuracy and the reproducibility of floating-point computations.
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Kaveh Ghazi, Vincent Lefèvre, Philippe Théveny, Paul Zimmermann. Why and How to Use Arbitrary Precision. Computing in Science and Engineering, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010, 12 (3), pp.62-65. ⟨10.1109/MCSE.2010.73⟩. ⟨inria-00543927⟩



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