[R] Floating-point arithmetic

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Tue Sep 13 16:27:19 CEST 2005

On Tue, 13 Sep 2005, Ted.Harding at nessie.mcc.ac.uk wrote:
> A recent exchange on the 'octave' list led to the following
> paper being cited, which I had not met before:
>  What Every Computer Scientist Should Know About
>  Floating-Point Arithmetic, by David Goldberg,
> So I'm writing to bring it to the notice of R users who may not
> have come across it.
> (And also, maybe, to pre-empt that question that some of you may
> have been thinking of asking ... ).

Since the paper is already linked from the relevant R FAQ question, there 
surely wouldn't be any of these ;-)


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