
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) : Yohe,J. M
Report Date : JAN 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 28
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 substructure, the significance spaces of Matula. (Author)
Descriptors : (*NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING), (*COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, *ALGEBRA), MAPPING(TRANSFORMATIONS), REAL NUMBERS, SET THEORY, THEOREMS
Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics
Computer Programming and Software
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE