Re: faster representation of pow on some áreas of subsurface?

Sergey Starosek sergey.starosek at
Sun Jan 19 11:53:57 UTC 2014

On Sun, Jan 19, 2014 at 9:29 PM, Tomaz Canabrava <tcanabrava at> wrote:

> I'v replaced the pow() call with the fastPow() that I found on the
> internet and it got *way* snappyer.
> I dunno how is this compared with the real pow in terms of correctness, but it make the profile very responsive, even the old one.
> I found the code ( with the documentation on how the magic numbers works )
> here:

I think it's not an option for Subsurface given its error margin (5-15%
avg, up to 25%).
Ankerl's algorithm seems to be further optimization of Schraudolph's

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