A Java Math.BigDecimal Implementation of Core Mathematical Functions

Provided by: Cornell University
Topic: Enterprise Software
Format: PDF
Whereas many Java applications can use the Java Native Interface to bind to (c-based) multi-precision programs on a host platform when a higher precision than the 64-bit standard is needed, others may observe that there is only rudimentary support on the native platform if standard mathematical functions are needed. This paper is to provide a base implementation of the core trigonometric and algebraic functions on top of the native BigDecimal class with infinite precision capability.

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