## Java Number Cruncher: The Java Programmer's Guide to Numerical ComputingMak introduces Java programmers to numerical computing. This book contains clear, non-theoretical explanations of practical numerical algorithms, including safely summing numbers, finding roots of equations, interpolation and approximation, numerical integration and differentiation, and matrix operations, including solving sets of simultaneous equations. |

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### Contents

How Wholesome Are the Integers? | 19 |

The FloatingPoint Standard | 33 |

Iterative Computations | 71 |

Copyright | |

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Java Number Cruncher: The Java Programmer's Guide to Numerical Computing Ronald Mak Limited preview - 2003 |

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AlignRight ar.println ar.underline arctan arithmetic biased exponent value BigDecimal BigDecimal.ROUND_HALF_EVEN binary boolean Buffon's needle Chapter column ColumnVector Constructor converged data points denormalized differential equation digits fixed-point iteration float value formula fraction Gaussian elimination Hilbert matrix implements Inf inity Inf Inf inity NaN inity Inf inity interactive version interval Java Julia set Kahan Summation Algorithm Listing LU decomposition matrix method multiply NaN NaN NaN nCols Newton's algorithm noninteractive version nRows Output package numbercruncher package numbercruncher.mathutils param param args pivot polynomial polynomial interpolation prime numbers private float private static final private void probably prime public class public float public static void public void random number regula falsi regula falsi algorithm return the value root root-finding algorithm roundoff errors RowVector running sum scale significand solution solve SquareMatrix static final int static void main(String strictfp String System.out.println Taylor series throws MatrixException unbiased exponent vector version of Program void main(String args xNeg xPos