[R] Precision of values > 53 bits
jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Tue Jul 25 07:25:00 CEST 2017
What an impressively zombified thread. Though wondering how 53 bits were supposed to fit into 32 might just warrant revivification.
Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.
On July 20, 2017 5:33:34 AM PDT, peter dalgaard <pdalgd at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10 Jan 2013, at 15:56 , S Ellison <S.Ellison at lgcgroup.com> wrote:
>>> I am working with large numbers and identified that R looses
>>> precision for such high numbers.
>> Yes. R uses standard 32-bit double precision.
>Well, for large values of 32... such as 64.
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