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Decimal to Binary Floating Point Number Conversion Mechanism

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055472D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Havender, JW [+details]

Abstract

Floating point numbers may be converted from decimal to binary using a high speed natural logarithm and exponential function calculation mechanism and a fixed point divide/multiply unit.