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Issue No.02 - February (1971 vol.20)
pp: 213-214
V.T. Rhyne , IEEE
ABSTRACT
The nonrestoring division algorithm offers the advantages of speed and logical simplicity when working with signed, two's-complement binary numbers. The algorithm does not assure sign agreement between the calculated quotient and remainder, however, which is a disadvantage in some applications. This paper describes a postcorrection that will force sign agreement between quotient and remainder. The corrective operation is very simple to implement, especially in microprogrammed arithmetic units.
INDEX TERMS
Binary division, complement, double precision.
CITATION
V.T. Rhyne, "A Simple Postcorrection for Nonrestoring Division", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol.20, no. 2, pp. 213-214, February 1971, doi:10.1109/T-C.1971.223215
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