Accession Number : AD0679018

Title :   RADIX METHOD OF CALCULATING NATURAL LOGARITHMS IN BINARY NOTATION.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : HARRY DIAMOND LABS WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Dropkin,Herbert

Report Date : OCT 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : The report describes a radix method of calculating the natural logarithm of a number when both the number and the logarithm are in binary form. The method requires no multiplications or divisions and is suitable for high accuracy. Certain 'key values' required have been calculated and are tabulated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TRANSCENDENTAL FUNCTIONS, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS), COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, BINARY ARITHMETIC, ACCURACY

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE