Issue No. 03 - March (1974 vol. 23)
C.K. Yuen , Computer Centre, Australian National University
When reading the above paper<sup>1</sup>, the unwary person might easily come to the conclusion that "most carries are short." Actually, such a statement needs to be qualified. In fact, if a computer engineer designs an adder on this basis, he would probably find that the average add time is not as short as the theoretical analysis would lead him to expect. This is because Briley's analysis, and t
C. Yuen, "Comment on "Some New Results on Average Worst Case Carry"," in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 23, no. , pp. 333, 1974.