Description: |
Returns a positive model number that is almost negligible compared to unity in the model representing real numbers. | ||

Class: |
Inquiry function; Generic | ||

Arguments: | X must be of type real; it can be scalar or array valued. | ||

Results: | The
result is a scalar of the same type and kind parameters as X. The
result has the value b^{1-p}. Parameters b and p
are defined in Section D.2. |

**Examples**

If X is of type REAL(4), EPSILON (X) has the value 2^{-23}.

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