The IEEE Standard 754-1985 for binary floating-point arithmetic [19] was revised [20], and an important addition is the definition of decimal floating-point arithmetic [8], [24]. This is intendedâ€¦ (More)

The IntelÂ® ItaniumÂ® architecture is increasingly becoming one of the major processor architectures present in the market today. Launched in 2001, the Intel Itanium processor was followed in 2002 byâ€¦ (More)

A brief description is provided of the decimal floating-point support available for IntelÂ® Architecture processors, compliant with the IEEE Standard 754-2008 for Floating-Point Arithmetic [1]. Someâ€¦ (More)

The IEEE Standard 754-1985 for Binary Floating-Point Arithmetic (IEEE Std. 754, 1985) is being revised (IEEE Std. 754R Draft, 2006), and an important addition to the current text is the definition ofâ€¦ (More)

The IEEE Standard 754-1985 for Binary Floating-Point Arithmetic [1] was revised [2], and an important addition is the definition of decimal floating-point arithmetic. This is intended mainly toâ€¦ (More)

Exascale level computers might be available in less than a decade. Computer architects are already thinking of, and planning to achieve such levels of performance. It is reasonable to expect thatâ€¦ (More)

2017 IEEE 24th Symposium on Computer Arithmeticâ€¦

2017

The paper establishes several simple, but useful relationships between ulp (unit in the last place) errors and the corresponding relative errors. These can be used when converting between the twoâ€¦ (More)