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Optimizing Java IEEE 754 floating-point arithmetic functions.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015161D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Nov-03
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A program is disclosed for efficiently calculating IEEE 754[1] floating-point maximum and minimum functions and the isFinite and isInfinite functions. The Java* programming language library defines the methods package java.lang; public class Math public static double max(double a, double b);