[Rd] Floating point precision / guard digits? (PR#13771)

Kasper Daniel Hansen khansen at stat.berkeley.edu
Mon Jun 22 19:11:09 CEST 2009

On Jun 20, 2009, at 6:45 , Dr. D. P. Kreil wrote:

> I am sorry if I am not from the field and although I have had some
> basic background in numerics that has been more than a decade ago. If
> you can suggest an online resource to help me use the right vocabulary
> and better understand the fundamental concepts, I am of course
> grateful.

Read the R FAQ 7.31. There is a reference there to a document you  
should read.


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