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Arithmetic Algorithms in a Negative Base

Sankar, PV and Chakrabarti, S and Krishnamurthy, EV (1973) Arithmetic Algorithms in a Negative Base. In: IEEE Transactions on Computers, 22 (2). pp. 120-125.

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Algorithms are described for the basic arithmetic operations and square rooting in a negative base. A new operation called polarization that reverses the sign of a number facilitates subtraction, using addition. Some special features of the negative-base arithmetic are also mentioned.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: IEEE Transactions on Computers
Publisher: IEEE
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Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Molecular Biophysics Unit
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2009 03:49
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:46
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/23556

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