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Ubiquity: The End of (Numeric) Error

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/10/03

Interesting read: [WayBackUbiquity: The End of (Numeric) Error

Crunching numbers was the prime task of early computers. The common element of these early computers is they all used integer arithmetic. John Gustafson, one of the foremost experts in scientific computing, has proposed a new number format that provides more accurate answers than standard floats, yet saves space and energy. The new format might well revolutionize the way we do numerical calculations.

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