John Gustafson, one of the foremost experts in scientific computing, has proposed a new number format that provides more accurate answers than standard floats, yet saves space and energy. The new format might well revolutionize the way we do numerical calculations.
The End of (Numeric) Error: An Interview with John L. Gustafson is now online at ACM Ubiquity
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|Prof. Dr. Walter F. Tichy|