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Mathematics of Computation

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Calculation of the regulator of $\textbf {Q}(\surd D)$ by use of the nearest integer continued fraction algorithm
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by H. C. Williams and P. A. Buhr PDF
Math. Comp. 33 (1979), 369-381 Request permission


A computational method for determining the regulator of a real quadratic field $Q(\sqrt D )$ is described. This method makes use of the properties of the nearest integer continued fraction of $\sqrt D$ and is about 25
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  • © Copyright 1979 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 33 (1979), 369-381
  • MSC: Primary 12A25; Secondary 12A45
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  • MathSciNet review: 514833