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 sub-structure, 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