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Carry Shift for Floating Point Operations

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052116D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Cannon, JW Jones, JF Villante, AE [+details]

Abstract

Intermediate storage of carries is generated while doing Floating Point (FP) multiply operations on 64-bit operands with a 16-bit processor. The arrangements have utility in conjunction with a floating point feature such as that described on pages 5263-5265.