Issue No. 03 - May/June (2010 vol. 12)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2010.73
<p>Although double precision is usually enough, arbitrary precision increases accuracy and the reproducibility of floating-point computations.</p>
Arbitrary precision, correct rounding, IEEE 754 standard, GNU MPFR library, scientific computing
P. Théveny, P. Zimmermann, V. Lefèvre and K. R. Ghazi, "Why and How to Use Arbitrary Precision," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 12, no. , pp. 5, 2010.