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Posted 17 Apr 2005

Floating Point in .NET part 1: Concepts and Formats

, 30 May 2005
Introducing the basic concepts of floating-point arithmetic: number formats, accuracy and precision, and round-off error. Includes a discussion of the .NET floating-point types.

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Jeffrey Sax
Founder Extreme Optimization
Canada Canada
Jeffrey has been writing numerical software for many years. He is founder and president of Extreme Optimization, a Toronto based provider of numerical component libraries for the .NET framework. He loves challenges, especially when it comes to making code run fast, and finding simplicity and elegance in what looks like complicated chaos.

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