abs_d


Name:
abs_d - absolute value of double  
Synopsis: double abs -> double
Examples:
-3.456 abs_d -> 3.456  

Description:
 
implemented by C/C++
double fabs(double)

Remarks:
If you are not sure, if the value is of type double or integer, use  
abs. If e.g. abs_d gets an integer as argument, NEST will exit throwing an
assertion.

References:
Stroustrup 3rd ed p 660  
Author:
Diesmann  
FirstVersion:
27.4.1999  
SeeAlso: Source:
/home/nest/work/nest-2.14.0/sli/slimath.cc