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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, vol. 11, no. 2 , pp. 229-230 .

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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
Authors/Creators:Sale, AHJ
Keywords: e, many digits, accurate, Algol 60
Journal or Publication Title: The Computer Journal
Publisher: Unwin Brothers Limited
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