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Design of a Composite Arithmetic Unit for Rational Numbers
Pinkiewicz, T and Holmes, WN and Jamil, T (2000) Design of a Composite Arithmetic Unit for Rational Numbers. In: IEEE SoutheastCon 2000, 7-9 Apr 2000, Nashville, TN, USA.
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As we advance into the new century, computers of the future will require techniques for arithmetic operations that take advantage of the modern technology and yield accurate results. Floating-point arithmetic has been in use for nearly forty years but is plagued with inaccuracies and limitations which necessitates introduction of a new concept in computer arithmetic called composite arithmetic. This paper describes composite arithmetic and design of an arithmetic unit based on this concept.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Keywords:||computer arithmetic, floating-point arithmetic, composite arithmetic, arithmetic unit, rational numbers|
|Date Deposited:||12 Jan 2007|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 03:12|
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