mpfi

Description

The mpfi egg contains bindings for the mpfi library for interval arithmetic (a short introduction to interval arithmetic can be found at the mpfi site).

Author

Jeronimo Pellegrini

Requirements

Example

(use mpfi)

(let ((a (make-ia-interval-f64 1 10))
      (b (make-ia-interval-f64 -0.5 1)))
  (when (ia-has-zero? b)
      (display "b contains zero!")
      (newline))
  (display "a = ")
  (display (ia->string a))
  (newline)
  (display "b = ")
  (display (ia->string b))
  (newline)
  (display "a x b = ")
  (display (ia->string (ia* a b)))
  (newline))

==>

b contains zero!
a = [1.0__10.0]
b = [-0.5__1.0]
a x b = [-5.0__10.0]

Documentation

[procedure] (make-ia-interval-empty)
[procedure] (make-ia-interval-f64 LO HI)

The following procedures are available:

Arithmetic:

(ia+ A B)
(ia+f64 A F)
(ia- A B)
(ia-f64 A F)
(f64-ia F A)
(ia* A B)
(ia*f64 A F)
(ia/ A B)
(ia/f64 A F)
(f64/ia F A)

The procedures ending with +, -, * and / operate on two intervals and give an interval as result. The procedures that have f64 in their name take one flonum argument.

Unary functions:

(ia-neg A)
(ia-sqr A)  ;; square, (* x x)
(ia-inv A)  ;; inverse, (/ 1 x)
(ia-sqrt A) ;; square root
(ia-abs A)
(ia-log A)
(ia-exp A)
(ia-exp2 A)
(ia-log1p A)
(ia-expm1 A)
(ia-log2 A)
(ia-log10 A)

Trigonometric functions:

(ia-cos A)
(ia-sin A)
(ia-tan A)
(ia-acos A)
(ia-asin A)
(ia-atan A)
(ia-cosh A)
(ia-sinh A)
(ia-tanh A)
(ia-acosh A)
(ia-asinh A)
(ia-atanh A) 

Constants:

(ia-const-log2)
(ia-const-pi)
(ia-const-e)

These procedures calculate e, pi and the logarithm of two and give back intervals representing them.

Comparisons:

(ia< A B)
(ia> A B)

Given two intervals A and B, A is considered greater than B is and only if all elements of A are greater than all elements of B.

(ia-overlap? A B)

Returns true if A overlap with or contains B.

(ia-nan? A)
(ia-inf? A)
(ia-zero? A)
(ia-has-zero? A)
(ia-positive? A)
(ia-negative? A)
(ia-strictly-positive? A)
(ia-strictly-negative? A)
(ia-nonpositive? A)
(ia-nonnegative? A)
(ia-bounded? A)
(ia-empty? A)
(ia-inside?  A B)
(ia-f64-inside? A B)

Procedures returning flonum:

(ia-diameter A)
(ia-diameter-absolute A)
(ia-diameter-relative A)
(ia-magnitude A)
(ia-mignitude A)
(ia-random A)
(ia-middle A)

Other procedures:

[procedure] (ia-lo A)
[procedure] (ia-hi A)

Return the low and high endpoints of the interval.

[procedure] (ia->string)

Converts an interval into a string.

Each nondestructive procedure described above (like ia/ for example) has a destructive counterpart in which there is one extra argument where the result goes:

(ia/ a b)
(ia/! result a b)

The destructive operation does not allocate memory; the nondestructive one does.

Bugs and limitations

Changelog

License

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