hfloat (for "huge floats") is a library package (coming as C++ code) for calculations with floating point numbers of extreme precision. It is optimised for computations with 1000...several million digits. It can also be used to generate high quality random numbers and as a performance measure of your systems. hfloat also contains implementation of several modern high performance arithmetical algorithms, includes a tutorial on those. Documentation in dvi and postscript format (doc/hfdoc.*). Example code for the usage of the lib is included. Included is a text on arithmetic algorithms and the computation of pi (doc/arith.*)

Current Version:   22 DEC.1999

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