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Decimal-to-Binary Number Conversion

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055672D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Havender, JW [+details]

Abstract

A decimal number may be converted into a binary integer using the two registers shown in the figure. The decimal number is placed in register P in packed binary-coded decimal format. After the conversion, register P contains the same integer number in binary form.