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Analysis of Rounding Methods in Floating-Point Arithmetic
July 1977 (vol. 26 no. 7)
pp. 643-650
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.
Index Terms:
Floating-point arithmetic, guard digits, ROM rounding, rounding methods.
Citation:
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
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