On the Computation of Euler’s Constant
The computation of Eider’s constant, γ, to 3566 decimal places by a procedure not previously used is described. As a part of this computation, the natural logarithm of 2 has been evaluated to 3683 decimal places. A different procedure was used in computations of γ performed by J. C. Adams in 1878  and J. W. Wrench, Jr. in 1952 , and recently by D. E. Knuth . This latter procedure is critically compared with that used in the present calculation. The new approximations to γ and ln 2 are reproduced in extenso at the end of this paper.
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