The Art of Computer Programming: Seminumerical algorithms

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Addison-Wesley, 1981 - Computers - 688 pages
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V.1 - Fundamentals algorithms: Basic concepts. Algorithms. Mathematical preliminaries. MIX. Some fundamental programming techniques. Information structures. Linear lists. Trees. Multilinked structures. Dynamic storage allocation. History and bibliography. Random numbers. Generating uniform random numbers. Statistical tests. Other types of random quantities. What is a random sequence? Summary. Arithmetic. Positional number systems. Floating-point arithmetic. Multiple-precision arithmetic. Radix conversion. Rational arithmetic. Polynomial arithmetic. Manipulation of power series. v. 2. Seminumerical algorithms. Random numbers. Arithmetic.

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About the author (1981)

Donald E. Knuth is known throughout the world for his pioneering work on algorithms and programming techniques, for his invention of the Tex and Metafont systems for computer typesetting, and for his prolific and influential writing. Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University, he currently devotes full time to the completion of these fascicles and the seven volumes to which they belong.