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Author Linz, Peter
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Round-off error propagation ♦ Floating-point addition ♦ Summation ♦ Round-off error
Abstract This paper describes an alternate method for summing a set of floating-point numbers. Comparison of the error bound for this method with that of the standard summation method shows that it is considerably less sensitive to propagation of round-off error.
Description Affiliation: New York Univ., New York (Linz, Peter)
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 13
Issue Number 6
Page Count 2
Starting Page 361
Ending Page 362


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Source: ACM Digital Library