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Issue No.04 - July/August (2011 vol.28)
pp: 8-17
Adam B. Kinsman , Accelyst Technologies
Nicola Nicolici , McMaster University
ABSTRACT
<p>Editor's note:</p><p>Data representation is an important problem for scientific computing problems that are mapped to FPGAs. The key challenge here is to derive best trade-offs between precision and performance. This article describes methods to manage the complexity associated with the analysis of data representation techniques so that we thereby understand precision/performance trade-offs.</p><p align="right">&#x2014;Krishnendu Chakrabarty, IEEE Design &#x0026; Test editor in chief</p>
INDEX TERMS
FPGA, scientific computing, computer arithmetic, finite precision, fixed-point, floating-point, reconfigurable system, numerical data representation
CITATION
Adam B. Kinsman, Nicola Nicolici, "Numerical Data Representations for FPGA-Based Scientific Computing", IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol.28, no. 4, pp. 8-17, July/August 2011, doi:10.1109/MDT.2011.48
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