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Title: Towards sensible floating-point arithmetic

Abstract

Efforts to promote the development of high-quality transportable numerical software show that few, if any, of the floating-point arithmetic systems in existing computers are completely satisfactory for serious numerical computation. Examination of the defects in these systems leads to specifications for a sensible floating-point system from a numerical analyst's viewpoint. 1 table.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., IL (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5515853
Report Number(s):
CONF-800201-7
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31-109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: COMPCON 1980, San Francisco, CA, USA, 25 Feb 1980
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; DIGITAL COMPUTERS; CALCULATION METHODS; ALGORITHMS; DESIGN; PLANNING; PROGRAMMING; COMPUTERS; MATHEMATICAL LOGIC; 990200* - Mathematics & Computers

Citation Formats

Cody, W.J.. Towards sensible floating-point arithmetic. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Cody, W.J.. Towards sensible floating-point arithmetic. United States.
Cody, W.J.. Tue . "Towards sensible floating-point arithmetic". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5515853.
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