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A Radical Approach to Computation with Real Numbers [pdf] (johngustafson.net)
5 points by pettou on April 2, 2016 | hide | past | favorite | 1 comment



The original unum proposal is in [1] which was very interesting read. This is a newer version of the format that replaces NaN with a notion of an empty set and represents 1/x exactly. Rather splendid!

[1] http://www.amazon.com/The-End-Error-Computing-Computational/...




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