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Floating-point to fixed-point compilation and embedded architectural support.

Tor Aamodt

Floating-point to fixed-point compilation and embedded architectural support.

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 2001.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
Pagination2 microfiches : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19683928M
ISBN 100612587878

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Modern embedded and reconfigurable systems need to support a wide range of applications, many of which may significantly benefit from hardware support for floating-point arithmetic. The programs were developed over the course of several years, for teaching floating-point arithmetic, for testing compilers and programming languages, and for surveying prior art, as part of my small contributions to the ongoing work () on the revision of the IEEE Standard for.

This is a collection of programs containing floating-point arithmetic with the immediate goal of aiding the development and evaluation of floating-point precision and correctness analysis tools.

The long-term goal is to support and enable the scaling of such tools to provide insights for high-performance computing (HPC) applications. Embedded learning materials. covering the development of embedded systems technology, architectural and organizational aspects of controllers and systems, processor models, and peripheral devices.

This book introduces concepts of compilation and cross-compilation of user-space and kernel-space applications with basic debugging. Table lists the VFP and NEON version of commonly used floating-point instructions.

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