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Posit: A Potential Replacement for IEEE 754

Posit: A Potential Replacement for IEEE 754

Motivation Number systems and computer arithmetics are essential for designing efficient hardware and software architecture. In particular, real-valued computation constitutes a crucial component in almost all forms of today’s computing systems from mobile devices to...

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