Calculation of to 100,000 decimals
Authors:
Daniel Shanks and John W. Wrench
Journal:
Math. Comp. 16 (1962), 7699
MSC:
Primary 65.99
MathSciNet review:
0136051
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George
W. Reitwiesner, An ENIAC determination of 𝜋
and 𝑒 to more than 2000 decimal places, Math. Tables and Other Aids to Computation 4 (1950), 11–15. MR 0037597
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This unpublished value of to 16167D was computed on an IBM 704 system at the Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique in Paris, by means of the program of Genuys.
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C. Störmer, ``Sur l'application de la théorie des nombres entiers complexes à la solution en nombres rationnels, , , k de l'équation ,'' Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskab, v. 19, 1896, p. 69.
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 S. C. Nicholson & J. Jeenel, ``Some comments on a NORC computation of ,'' MTAC, v. 9, 1955, p. 162164. MR 0075672 (17:789b)
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 G. E. Felton, ``Electronic computers and mathematicians,'' Abbreviated Proceedings of the Oxford Mathematical Conference for Schoolteachers and Industrialists at Trinity College, Oxford, April 818, 1957, p. 1217, footnote p. 1253. This published result is correct to only 7480D, as was established by Felton in a second calculation, using formula (5), completed in 1958 but apparently unpublished. For a detailed account of calculations of see J. W. Wrench, Jr., ``The evolution of extended decimal approximations to ,'' The Mathematics Teacher, v. 53, 1960, p. 644650.
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 F. Genuys, ``Dix milles decimales de ,'' Chiffres, v. 1, 1958, p. 1722. MR 0094928 (20:1436)
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 This unpublished value of to 16167D was computed on an IBM 704 system at the Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique in Paris, by means of the program of Genuys.
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 C. Störmer, ``Sur l'application de la théorie des nombres entiers complexes à la solution en nombres rationnels, , , k de l'équation ,'' Archiv for Mathematik og Naturvidenskab, v. 19, 1896, p. 69.
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 C. F. Gauss, Werke, Göttingen, 1863; 2nd ed., 1876, v. 2, p. 499502.
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 S. Ramanujan, ``Modular equations and approximations to ,'' Quart. J. Pure Appl. Math., v. 45, 1914, p. 350372; Collected papers of Srinivasa Ramanujan, Cambridge, 1927, p. 2339. MR 2280849
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S00255718196201360519
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