Multiple Precision Arithmetic

Multiple Precision Arithmetic (big integers and rationals, prime number tests, matrix computation), "arithmetic without limitations" using the C library GMP (GNU Multiple Precision Arithmetic).


Reference manual

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0.6-2.1 by Antoine Lucas, 3 months ago

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Authors: Antoine Lucas , Immanuel Scholz , Rainer Boehme <[email protected]> , Sylvain Jasson <[email protected]> , Martin Maechler <[email protected]>

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Numerical Mathematics

GPL (>= 2) license

Imports methods

Suggests Rmpfr, MASS, round

System requirements: gmp (>= 4.2.3)

Imported by CVXR, ClusterR, Clustering, CommEcol, DPQmpfr, FLAME, FOCI, FunWithNumbers, ICRanks, PMCMRplus, RcppAlgos, STraTUS, Zseq, arrangements, cgwtools, cooccur, distcomp, homomorpheR, iterpc, jack, kantorovich, ldamatch, m2r, minimaxdesign, mvPot, nos, npsr, partitions, rbch, rbtc, robustrao, skedastic, spaMM, unifDAG.

Depended on by CTD, OPDOE, RcppBigIntAlgos, Rfractran, Rmpfr, confreq, rknn.

Suggested by BNPdensity, DPQ, IMIFA, IsoriX, bnlearn, dplR, numbers, round, utilities.

Enhanced by PKI, sfsmisc.

See at CRAN