Richard Brent  Research Interests (4)
Numerical analysis and numerical algorithms
zerofinding
and
optimization
fast algorithms for
structured matrices
e.g.
Toeplitz
matrices
numerical stability
of fast algorithms
Schur
/
Bareiss
algorithm
algorithms using
partial pivoting
general
weakly stable
algorithms
parallel algorithms for
triangular
systems
highprecision computations
complexity
of multipleprecision arithmetic
implementation
of multipleprecision arithmetic
computation of
special functions and constants
pi
and
elementary functions

Landen
transformations and the
Gauss

Legendre
(or BrentSalamin) algorithm
e.g.
Euler
's
constant
(jointly with
Ed McMillan
)  for recent computations by
Thomas Papanikolaou
press
here
Ramanujan
and Euler's
constant
other links on
constants
(the ISC home page)
NAnet
home page (useful information and addresses)
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