PARANOIA
Kahan's Floating Point Test Program


PARANOIA is a C program which tests the floating point arithmetic implementation on a computer.

PARANOIA was originally written in BASIC (!) by Professor William Kahan.

The original, true, correct version of PARANOIA is available in the PARANOIA subdirectory of the NETLIB web site.

Licensing:

The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.

Languages:

PARANOIA is available in a C version and a FORTRAN77 version and a FORTRAN90 version.

Related Data and Programs:

MACHAR, a C library which computes the appropriate values of machine constants for a given machine.

MACHINE, a C library which store the appropriate values of machine constants for a given machine.

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Last revised on 30 December 2007.