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Decimal Arithmetic for Fixed Length Registers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053763D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Adolphson, JM Huebner, AJ Murphy, TR Rice, CC [+details]

Abstract

This decimal-arithmetic technique partitions operands into multiple parts, operates on one part at a time, then merges intermediate results to give a correct result to the number of significant digits stored in a restricted field.