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Issue No. 07 - July (1989 vol. 38)
ISSN: 0018-9340
pp: 1049-1052
ABSTRACT
A computational algorithm is described which quickly rounds large fractions into a fixed-length multiprecision floating-slash representation, using single-precision operations where possible. An easily calculated criterion for terminating the rounding process is given.
INDEX TERMS
multiprecision floating-slash arithmetic; computational algorithm; fixed-length multiprecision; single-precision operations; rounding process; digital arithmetic.
CITATION
M. Scott, "Fast Rounding in Multiprecision Floating-Slash Arithmetic", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 38, no. , pp. 1049-1052, July 1989, doi:10.1109/12.30856
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