[R] Floating-point arithmetic

(Ted Harding) Ted.Harding at nessie.mcc.ac.uk
Tue Sep 13 19:14:05 CEST 2005

On 13-Sep-05 Thomas Lumley wrote:
> 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,
> <snip>
>> 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 ;-)
>       -thomas

Except, perhaps, from people (like me) who had not read that FAQ
-- and who knows what legions these may be?


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Date: 13-Sep-05                                       Time: 16:06:25
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