Computer Science Syllabus - Floating-Point Computation
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Lecturer: Professor A. Mycroft
No. of lectures: 4
This course is useful for the Part II courses Advanced Graphics and Digital Signal Processing.
This course has two aims: firstly to provide an introduction to (IEEE) floating-point data representation and arithmetic; and secondly to show, mainly by fun examples backed up by simple analysis, how naïve implementations of obvious mathematics can go badly wrong.
At the end of the course students should
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