Issue No.07 - July (1977 vol.26)
D.J. Kuck , Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois
The error properties of floating-point arithmetic using various rounding methods (including ROM rounding, a new scheme) are analyzed. Guard digits are explained, and the rounding schemes' effectiveness are evaluated and compared.
Floating-point arithmetic, guard digits, ROM rounding, rounding methods.
D.J. Kuck, D.S., Jr. Parker, A.H. Sameh, "Analysis of Rounding Methods in Floating-Point Arithmetic", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol.26, no. 7, pp. 643-650, July 1977, doi:10.1109/TC.1977.1674897