Talk: Exact Real Computer Arithmetic Using Continued Fractions

August 7, 2015
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This presentation discusses the use of continued fractions to represent and perform exact real-numbered arithmetic in computer programs. It motivates the need for exact real arithmetic and provides a (albeit computationaly slow) solution by making use of the techniques presented by Bill Gosper.

Credit to Mitchell Riley who presented on this topic at BFPG in May 2015.