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On Thu, 3 Jun 2004, Ralf [iso-8859-1] Mler wrote:

> Moin,
>
> I'm looking for some algorithms to get arbitrary roots of numbers  other
> irrational numbers. these numbers should be at least 100000 digits long.
>
> What i really want is a distribution of the numbers 0..9. Therefor i allready
> got a ruby-script, but to produse such long  numbers seems to be difficult.
> Till now i use the 'pi.rb' from the samples inside the ruby source, fibonaccis
> and  e, generatet with the bigfloat-extension from raa.
>
> Does anyone know a good source for such algorithms (no matter which lang)?
>
> thanks
>
> ralf

http://sources.redhat.com/gsl/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ruby-gsl/


perhaps you'll also be interested in this

http://www.gfd-dennou.org/arch/ruby/


cheers.

-a
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