Design of a composite arithmetic unit for rational numbers

@article{Pinkiewicz2000DesignOA,
  title={Design of a composite arithmetic unit for rational numbers},
  author={Th Pinkiewicz and Neville Holmes and Tariq Jamil},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE SoutheastCon 2000. 'Preparing for The New Millennium' (Cat. No.00CH37105)},
  year={2000},
  pages={245-252}
}
  • Th Pinkiewicz, N. Holmes, T. Jamil
  • Published 9 April 2000
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the IEEE SoutheastCon 2000. 'Preparing for The New Millennium' (Cat. No.00CH37105)
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. 

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