Floating-point unit

Known as: Math coprocessor, Floating-Point Processor, Floating point unit 
A floating-point unit (FPU, colloquially a math coprocessor) is a part of a computer system specially designed to carry out operations on floating… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Energy-efficient computation is critical if we are going to continue to scale performance in power-limited systems. For floating… (More)
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2011
2011
The binary Floating-Point Unit (FPU) of the POWER7 processor is a 5.5 cycle Fused Multiply-Add (FMA) design, fully compliant with… (More)
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2009
2009
While application-specific instruction-set processors (ASIPs) have allowed designers to create processors with custom… (More)
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2007
2007
The floating point unit of the next generation PowerPC is detailed. It has been tested at over 5 GHz. The design supports an… (More)
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2007
2007
This paper describes the creation of custom floating point units (FPUs) for Application Specific Instruction Set Processors… (More)
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2004
2004
z990 floatingpoint unit G. Gerwig H. Wetter E. M. Schwarz J. Haess C. A. Krygowski B. M. Fleischer M. Kroener The floating-point… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Floating point units form an important component of many reconfigurable computing applications. The creation of floating point… (More)
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2001
2001
We report on the formal verification of the floating point unit used in the VAMP processor. The FPU is fully IEEE compliant, and… (More)
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1999
1999
The floating-point unit of the IBM S/390 G5 Parallel Enterprise Server represents a milestone in S/390 floating-point computation… (More)
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1990
1990
The 68040 Floating Point Unit (FPU) combines three independent state machines, two data paths and over 100,ooO transistors to… (More)
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