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- Subject: A book on floating-point
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2018 08:43:33 +0200
In view of the recurrent posts on floating-point issues, I pass on an
announcement from this week's NA Digest:
2nd edition of "Handbook of Floating-Point Arithmetic" (Birkhauser,
2018), Authors: Muller, Brunie, de Dinechin, Jeannerod, Joldes,
Lefevre, Melquiond, Revol, and Torres.
Table of contents: Definitions and Basic Notions; Floating-Point
Formats and Environments; Basic Properties and Algorithms; Enhanced
Floating-Point Sums, Dot Products, and Polynomial Values; LLanguages
and Compilers; Algorithms for the Basic Operations; Hardware
Implementation of Floating-Point Arithmetic; Software Implementation
of Floating-Point Arithmetic; Evaluating Floating-Point Elementary
Functions; Complex Numbers; Interval Arithmetic; Verifying
Floating-Point Algorithms; Extending the Precision.
Birkhauser/Springer site for the 2nd edition:
Disclaimer: I have not actually seen this book, not even the first edition.