dpb <email@example.com> wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.org>... > On 12/9/2012 12:44 PM, gouri halde wrote: > > How you can increase precision of answer (a number) in MATLAB? Actually > > I have to generate a chaotic time series using certain chaotic map. I > > got the series values but all of them are the same. I think if I could > > increase the number of digits after the decimal point I may get the > > minute variation in the series values.I am getting a precision of 4. For > > a perfect chaotic series I should have (may be)at least equal to 8. I am > > having a 64 bit operating system. > > At the command line > > format long % doc format > > NB internal precision is double by default so there are roughly 15 bits > of precision it's only the display that is shortened for (usually) > convenience.
While I imagine you know this, the precision in MATLAB is not 15 bits, but a bit over 15 digits.