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    Re: Computer space required to get 1" accuracy
    From: Ken Muldrew
    Date: 2010 Apr 09, 09:24 -0600

    On 8 Apr 2010 at 23:28, Antoine Couette wrote:
    
    > I interpreted the "challenge" from Frank as follows : from a data array
    > to be defined as "small" as possible, use only brute force LinInt as a
    > "reason" (or an "excuse") to compute as fast as possible (therefore
    > Chebishev not a valid method here).
    
    Yes, I have the same interpretation. I just meant that if you could
    determine the relationship between the number of Chebychev coefficients
    and the divergence from linearity then you could calculate the size of
    your look-up table without actually writing the program.
    
    For my own part, when it was my turn to write an almanac-generating
    program I just used someone else's freely available container. My
    particular eccentricity was to create an almanac with current data but
    presented in the style of the old Nautical Almanacs. You can see a sample
    output here:
    
    http://people.ucalgary.ca/~kmuldrew/celestial/almanac_11_06.PDF
    
    And the source code, though uninteresting, is here:
    
    http://people.ucalgary.ca/~kmuldrew/celestial/almanac.html
    
    Ken Muldrew.
    
    
    
    

       
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