Topic: boolean values, binary numbers, and bit strings
Topic: computational geometry
Topic: FOCUS number system
Topic: infinity and infinitesimal
Topic: integer values and operations
Topic: kinds of numbers
Topic: numerical error
Topic: real numbers and floating point numbers
 
Subtopic: unbounded integers
Quote: if a count reaches its limit, reduce by half, increment an overflow count in a hashed table, and set a flag; reverse for decrementing [»lampBW10_1983]
 Quote: ASDL defines 3 primitive types: signed integers of infinite precision, identifiers, and strings [»wangDS10_1997]
 Quote: a humber is a variableprecision number [»nelsTH1_1988]
 Subtopic: extended precision
Quote: SANE supports extended precision, NaNs, Infinities, unordered comparisons, rounding, and floating point exceptions; no signaling NaNs
 Subtopic: geometric operations
Quote: CORE geometric library offers guaranteed accuracy; up to 150 times slower than machine accuracy [»karaV6_1999]
 Quote: arbitrary precision implementations of 2D and 3D geometric orientation and incircle tests [»shewJR5_1996]
 Subtopic: implementation
Quote: fast arbitraryprecision addition and multiplication up to a thousand bits; uses floating point numbers; adaptive
 Quote: represent arbitrary precision floating point numbers with multiple, nonoverlapping terms; e.g., 1100  10.1 [»shewJR5_1996]
 Quote: gives a fast O(n^2) algorithm for division of multiprecision floatingpoint numbers; as fast as multiplication; accuracy to machine epsilon [»ozawK3_1991]

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