Lecture 6

  • Eugene E. Tyrtyshnikov


There are only finite many numbers in a computer. These are the so-called floating-point numbers:
$$ a = \pm \left( {\frac{{d_1 }} {p} + \frac{{d_2 }} {{p^2 }} + ... + \frac{{d_t }} {{p^t }}} \right) \cdot p^\alpha . $$


Recursive Formula Compute Solution Lower Triangular Matrix Computer Arithmetic Substitution Method 


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    G. E. Forsythe, M. A. Malcolm, and C. B. Moler. Computer Methods for Mathematical Computations. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1977.MATHGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene E. Tyrtyshnikov
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  1. 1.Institute of Numerical MathematicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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