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The calculation of e to many significant digits

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Sale, AHJ (1968) The calculation of e to many significant digits. The Computer Journal, 11 (2). pp. 229-230.

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Abstract

The interesting problem of accurate evaluation of the number e is discussed, and a new technique proposed which evaluates the digits of e (in any base) in sequence. The technique is easily programmed in a high-level langauage, and an Algol 60 algorithm is given.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: e, many digits, accurate, Algol 60
Journal or Publication Title: The Computer Journal
Publisher: Unwin Brothers Limited
Page Range: pp. 229-230
Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2004
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:10
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/121
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