Elementary Functions, Algorithms and Implementation

2nd ed., 2006, XXII, 266 p. 36 illus., Hardcover
ISBN: 0-8176-4372-9

Author: Jean-Michel Muller

Publisher: Birkhäuser Boston 


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Review by Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo from the "Math Association of America's" book reviews website

Some reviews on the 1st edition of the book

Major new features in this second edition :

- a chapter on multiple-precision calculations
- a chapter giving some examples of implementation
- a detailed presentation of Remez algorithm in Chapter 3
- new table-based methods (mainly the bipartite method) in Chapter 4.
- Tables of hardest-to-round values for several functions in double precision in Chapter 10 (exp, exp2, log, log2 in the full range, sin, cos, tan, arcsin, arccos and arctan in reduced domains).

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Last modification: 2006-04-27