Brobdingnag: Very Large Numbers in R

Very large numbers in R. Real numbers are held using their natural logarithms, plus a logical flag indicating sign. Functionality for complex numbers is also provided. The package includes a vignette that gives a step-by-step introduction to using S4 methods.

Version: 1.2-9
Depends: R (≥ 2.13.0), methods, Matrix (≥ 1.5-0)
Suggests: cubature, testthat
Published: 2022-10-19
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.Brobdingnag
Author: Robin K. S. Hankin ORCID iD [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Robin K. S. Hankin <hankin.robin at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL]
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: Brobdingnag citation info
Materials: README
In views: NumericalMathematics
CRAN checks: Brobdingnag results


Reference manual: Brobdingnag.pdf
Vignettes: The Brobdingnag: package
Brobdingnag: a “hello world” package using S4 methods


Package source: Brobdingnag_1.2-9.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): Brobdingnag_1.2-9.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): Brobdingnag_1.2-9.tgz, r-release (x86_64): Brobdingnag_1.2-9.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): Brobdingnag_1.2-9.tgz
Old sources: Brobdingnag archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: funpca
Reverse imports: BGPhazard, BMTAR, bridgesampling, eBsc, gmvarkit, momentuHMM, MPTinR, multibridge, multimark, uGMAR, untb


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