Archive for March, 2009

Floating Point

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

In today’s lecture we’ll consider the wonders and worries of floating point arithmetic.

Slides for today.

Problem Set #4

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

This problem set brings the issues of programming and representation in a beautiful way. You’ll want to allow plenty of time to think through and implement this. I strongly encourage you to program the entire exercise in a high-level language first and then translate your result into assembly language.