Archive for March, 2007

Read in Chapter 4: Assessing and Understanding Performance

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

Read sections 4.1-4 in chapter 4.

Floating Point

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

Today we’ll have the last lecture on arithmetic. This one, on floating point arithmetic, is possibly the most important in the course. It is critical for professionals who use computers to understand the difference between the arithmetic you learned in school and that implemented by computers. Lecture 12 slides.