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Re: reading NaNs
On Oct 24, 2005, at 3:32 PM, Aubrey Jaffer wrote:
;;;; integer-sqrt attributed to Bradley Lucier by Steve VanDevender.
I didn't invent this method, I got it from
as the thread in Google Groups shows.
This method is about half as fast as the method in
;; Derived from the paper "Karatsuba Square Root" by Paul Zimmermann,
;; INRIA technical report RR-3805, 1999. (Used in gmp 4.*)
basically because Zimmermann's method's final divide is half the size
of the final divide of the previous method.