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Efficient multiple-precision evaluation of elementary functions
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Math. Comp. 52 (1989), 131-134 Request permission


Let $M(t)$ denote the time required to multiply two t-digit numbers using base b arithmetic. Methods are presented for computing the elementary functions in $O({t^{1/3}}M(t))$ time.
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  • © Copyright 1989 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 52 (1989), 131-134
  • MSC: Primary 65D15; Secondary 26-04
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