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Title: IBM PROGRAM FOR ESTIMATING THE AMOUNT OF ERROR DEVELOPED IN THE 650 COMPUTER DURING CALCULATIONS

Abstract

The errors accumulating in IBM-850 computations due to estimation of last significant figure in the data used were investigated. A program is given which, through the use of ''range numbers,'' allows answers to be given as plus or minus some error. The program has been test run satisfactorily. (T.R.H.)

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Goodyear Atomic Corp., Portsmouth, Ohio
OSTI Identifier:
4313762
Report Number(s):
GAT-DM-700
NSA Number:
NSA-12-015706
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(33-2)-1
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PHYSICS; COMPUTERS; DIGITAL SYSTEMS; ERRORS; IBM 650; NUMERICALS; PROGRAMMING; TESTING

Citation Formats

Patterson, T.B. IBM PROGRAM FOR ESTIMATING THE AMOUNT OF ERROR DEVELOPED IN THE 650 COMPUTER DURING CALCULATIONS. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Patterson, T.B. IBM PROGRAM FOR ESTIMATING THE AMOUNT OF ERROR DEVELOPED IN THE 650 COMPUTER DURING CALCULATIONS. United States.
Patterson, T.B. Fri . "IBM PROGRAM FOR ESTIMATING THE AMOUNT OF ERROR DEVELOPED IN THE 650 COMPUTER DURING CALCULATIONS". United States. doi:.
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year = {Fri Aug 29 00:00:00 EDT 1958},
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