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Plouffe's Inverter
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Plouffe's Inverter (PI), by Simon Plouffe, is (was) an online [floating point] number checker (using a mathematical constants online database). The main page is located at
- http://pi.lacim.uqam.ca/ (not available anymore, try Inverse Symbolic Calculator Plus (ISC+): http://isc.carma.newcastle.edu.au/)
Contents
From the main page of Plouffe's Inverter (Dec 02 2011):
This server is a database of more than 215,000,000 mathematical constants like Pi, E, Catalan or Euler-Mascheroni constant with more than 2 billion digits. Enter a number and the program will find what the number is made of. You can enter a number from 5 to 64 digits
The most recent version of Plouffe's Inverter consists of a Maple program and tables totaling several terabytes of data. Because of its size, this version is not available online, though several earlier versions are.
See also
References
- Bruno Salvy and Paul Zimmermann, "GFUN: a Maple package for the manipulation of generating and holonomic functions in one variable," ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS), 20 (2): June 1994, pp. 163-177. doi:10.1145/178365.178368
External links
- {{Plouffe's Inverter}} (external link template to either lookup for a real number or browse around a real number on Plouffe's Inverter)
- Plouffe's Inverter Maple interface
- Robert Munafo, Glossary for ISC and Plouffe's Inverter
- Inverse Symbolic Calculator Plus (ISC+)—Centre for Computer-Assisted Research Mathematics and its Applications (CARMA). (ISC 2.0)
- Inverse Symbolic Calculator—Canadian Centre for Experimental and Constructive Mathematics (CECM). (ISC 1.0, the original ISC)
- Robert Munafo, RIES - Find Algebraic Equations, Given Their Solution
- http://www.plouffe.fr/simon/constants/
- gfun (an integral part of the ISC)
- Generalized expansions of real numbers