high precision mathematics

Karl M. Syring syring at email.com
Thu Feb 21 10:52:19 CET 2002


"Paul Rubin" <phr-n2002a at nightsong.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:7x8z9njjra.fsf at ruckus.brouhaha.com...
> "Karl M. Syring" <syring at email.com> writes:
> > > Physical simulations and computational geometry don't have much in
common.
> >
> > Think of simulating a robot arm that does a brain operation on you. I
think
> > you would immediately turn to proper rational number coordinates.
>
> Not likely.

You really should have a look at high precison libraries (e.g.
http://www.hipilib.de). They will use rational numbers internally.

Karl M. Syring




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