[R] Machine accurancy.
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 11 18:40:22 CEST 2002
On Tue, 11 Jun 2002, Kenneth Cabrera wrote:
> >Why do you want to do this? R's precision is quite sufficient for almost
> >all scientific purposes, if used correctly.
> integer.max 2147483647
> I just want to use a bigger integer limit number for specific integer
Use doubles: they represent much larger integers exactly.
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