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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
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. 1958. "IBM PROGRAM FOR ESTIMATING THE AMOUNT OF ERROR DEVELOPED IN THE 650 COMPUTER DURING CALCULATIONS". United States. doi:.
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