TITLE

The quest for pi

AUTHOR(S)
Bailey, D.H.; Borwein, J.M.
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter97, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the analysis and computation of the mathematical constant, pi. Ancient approximations; Derivation by calculus; Computer evaluations in the 20th century; Innovations in the computation of the pi; Challenge of continually increasing precision.
ACCESSION #
9708021949

 

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