Accession Number:

AD0713972

Title:

On a Model for Computing Round-Off Error of a Sum

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Given real numbers a sub 1, a sub 2, ..., a sub n, the report discusses, the classic problem of the error in computing S Summation from 1 to n of a sub i when the sum is computed by S sub O tilde Summation from 1 to n of a sub 1 where a sub 1 is the nearest integer to a sub i.

Subject Categories:

  • Numerical Mathematics
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE