MPFR Algorithms

Algorithms used in MPFR are described in the algorithms.tex file, available from the doc directory of the MPFR Subversion repository. You can also directly view a version in PDF online (however it may not always be up-to-date).

The main paper on MPFR, which can be used to properly cite MPFR in a scientific publication, is the following one.

Laurent Fousse, Guillaume Hanrot, Vincent Lefèvre, Patrick Pélissier, Paul Zimmermann. MPFR: A Multiple-Precision Binary Floating-Point Library With Correct Rounding. ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software, 33(2), June 2007.

Other papers on MPFR include:

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