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Some Elementary Functions

  • Walter GanderEmail author
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Part of the UNITEXT book series (UNITEXT, volume 95)

Abstract

Standard functions are available in almost all programming languages. But how could we actually compute them by using only the 4 basic arithmetic operations \(\{+, -, \times , /\}\)? Algorithms for computing standard functions on computers were developed some 60 years ago.

Keywords

Standard Functions Valarray Repeat Execution Initial V1 Integer Data Type 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departement InformatikETH ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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