The altfloat package


A replacement for the standard Haskell floating point types and supporting functions. There are a number of shortcomings which I feel severely hinder Haskell's utility for numerical computation. These shortcomings include

This package is intended to address all of the above issues, and more. All are currently addressed except for rounding modes and exceptions.

Also provided, for convenience, is an alternative to the standard Prelude which includes features from this library and the non-overlapping parts of the standard Prelude.


Versions 0.2, 0.2.1, 0.2.2, 0.3, 0.3.1
Dependencies base (==4.*), ghc-prim, integer [details]
License OtherLicense
Author Nick Bowler
Stability experimental
Category Numerical
Uploaded Thu Jan 21 21:08:45 UTC 2010 by NickBowler
Distributions NixOS:0.3.1
Downloads 1275 total (6 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs not available [build log]
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  • Data
    • Data.Floating
      • Data.Floating.CMath
      • Data.Floating.Classes
      • Data.Floating.Double
      • Data.Floating.Prelude
      • Data.Floating.Types
    • Data.Poset


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