Accession Number:

AD0657639

Title:

WHAT IS A SATISFACTORY QUADRATIC EQUATION SOLVER?

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-08-07

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The report discusses precise requirements for a satisfactory computer program to solve a quadratic equation with floating-point coefficients. The principal practical problem is coping with overflow and underflow.

Subject Categories:

  • Theoretical Mathematics
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE