Accession Number:

AD0757450

Title:

Foundations of Floating Point Computer Arithmetic.

Descriptive Note:

Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author:

WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

A formal structure, within which computer arithmetic operations may be defined, is described. Several floating point arithmetic schemes are defined within this context. The structure described in the paper includes, as a sub-structure, the significance spaces of Matula. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Theoretical Mathematics
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE