Double-precision floating-point format

Known as: Double-precision, Double precision floating point, Double-precision floating-point 
Double-precision floating-point format is a computer number format that occupies 8 bytes (64 bits) in computer memory and represents a wide, dynamic… (More)
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2016
2016
A floating-point unit (FPU) is a math coprocessor, a part of a computer system specially designed to carry out operations on… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Many scientific programs exchange large quantities of double-precision data between processing nodes and with mass storage… (More)
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2009
2009
We propose a pseudorandom number generator specialized to generate double precision floating point numbers. It generates 52-bit… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
This paper describes FPC, a lossless compression algorithm for linear streams of 64-bit floating-point data. FPC is designed to… (More)
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2005
2005
Advances in FPGA technology have led to dramatic improvements in double precision floating-point performance. Modern FPGAs boast… (More)
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2003
2003
Double precision floating-point arithmetic is inadequate for many scientific computations. This paper presents the design of a… (More)
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2003
2003
We present low cost FPGA floating-point arithmetic circuits for all the common operations, i.e. addition/subtraction… (More)
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2003
2003
We describe DPFPA (double precision floating point accelerator) an FPGA based coprocessor interfaced to the CPU through the PCI… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
A quad-double number is an unevaluated sum of four IEEE double precision numbers, capable of representing at least 212 bits of… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Exact computer arithmetic has a variety of uses including, but not limited to, the robust implementation of geometric algorithms… (More)
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