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Author Soule, Stephen
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Cobol display arithmetic ♦ Mixed radix arithmetic ♦ Addition ♦ Decimal arithmetic ♦ Radix conversion ♦ Subtraction ♦ Arbitrary radix arithmetic ♦ Mix arithmetic
Abstract hnique; using it, one may add and subtract numbers represented in any radix, including a mixed radix, and stored one digit per byte in bytes of sufficient size. Radix conversion is unnecessary, no looping is required, and numbers may even be stored in a display (I/O) format. Applications to Cobol, MIX, and hexadecimal sums are discussed.
Description Affiliation: Univ. of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Soule, Stephen)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 18
Issue Number 6
Page Count 3
Starting Page 344
Ending Page 346


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Source: ACM Digital Library