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Somewhat nasty function computation
Posted:
Mar 21, 2012 2:32 PM


Are there any good ways of handling the computation of functions where for part of the region the "usual" formula gives rise to large roundoff errors? The USER who is adept at numerical analysis can go through the effort of writing a procedure to do so, but is this not contrary to the spirit of computer algebra systems?
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