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Simple method of computing a function in fixed-point arithmetic

Deo, SS and Hari, KVS (1997) Simple method of computing a function in fixed-point arithmetic. In: Electronics Letters, 33 (23). 1931 -1932.


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The authors present a simple method, based on the principle of successive approxmation, of computing a function using a futed-point arithmetic processor. As an example, computing the square root function is considered and the performance is compared with Newton's method, in terms of accuracy and the number of instruction cycles required.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Electronics Letters
Publisher: IEE
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE)
Keywords: Digital arithmetic
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Communication Engineering
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2005
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:20
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/3668

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