[Maxima] bfloat erf(z)
woollett at charter.net
Fri Apr 10 11:06:13 CDT 2009
On 4-9-09 Dieter Kaiser wrote:
>> Is it possible to improve bfloat to get automatic conversion to
>> bigfloat of stuff like cos(0.25*%pi) ?
>> Also, why hasn't the " 0.25 " inside the trig function been converted to
>> bigfloat in
>> the first pass?
> The problem is the numerical routine of the erf function for complex
> bigfloat values. The constants are not completely converted to
> bigfloats. Later in the calculation we get the terms you have observed.
> I have improved the numerical routine and will commit the change. These
> are the results with the improvements:
Thanks for you work on this and many other problems.
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