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Re: Machine-precision Exp[] function


On Nov 16, 7:02 am, Roman <rschm... at gmail.com> wrote:
> answering my own question:
> MachinePrecisionExp = Compile[{{x, _Complex}}, Exp[x]]
> Any thoughts on this?

Try MachinePrecisionExp[10^6`]
The result is 3.033215397*10^434294, together with an error warning
that the computation will proceed with uncompiled evaluation.

The design philosophy is to achieve seamless computation, so I think
you'll really need to do your own error checking.

Mark McClure


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