[Beowulf] Re: Pi calculator

Felix Rauch Valenti felix.rauch.valenti at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 20:00:49 EST 2005


On Tue, 1 Mar 2005 09:19:41 -0800, Peter Pacheco <peter at cs.usfca.edu> wrote:
> I wrote a short MPI program last summer that uses
> the Bailey-Borwein-Plouffe algorithm and the GMP library
> (http://www.swox.com/gmp/) to compute arbitrarily many digits of pi.
> Jake, send me email (peter at cs.usfca.edu) if you want a copy.

If somebody really wants to spend zillions of cycles on calculating Pi
just for fun, you could also look for non-random patterns in Pi on the
way. Maybe you will become famous one day.
(insert reference to Carl Sagan's "Contact" here)

- Felix
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