January 2011 - Ben Barbour

Greatest Common Denominator (GCD)

Euclid’s Algorithm:

Machine Epsilon

The Machine Epsilon (ε) is the smallest value that a computer can add to 1. It does however change depending on the CPU and operating system due to various forms of rounding implemented. In most traditional computers, the epsilon for a double (52 bits of precision for the IEEE standard of floating point representation) would […]