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Date: 2001-03-27 (17:41)
From: Jan Skibinski <jans@n...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Complex numbers in OCaml

On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Markus Mottl wrote:

> wester@ilt.fhg.de schrieb am Tuesday, den 27. March 2001:
> > This works but is quite cumbersome to use. Is there any other way to
> > do it and how can arrays of complex numbers be implemented efficiently
> > in OCaml?
> It would be indeed nice to see Bigarrays support complex numbers so that
> we can interface to more functions in Fortran-libraries...
Or not. :-)

One of the articles by William Kahan (www.cs.berkeley.edu/~wkahan/)
"How JAVA's Floating-Point Hurts Everyone Everywhere" discusses
(among other things) some traps in complex number implementations,
including those in Fortran.


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