Introducing Bounded Floating Point

Since the invention of floating point arithmetic for computers, real number calculations have produced unreported errors, sometimes catastrophically.

Bounded Floating Point is a patent pending method of performing operations on floating numbers that maintains boundaries for the real numbers they represent.  This is accomplished by adding a bound field to the floating point representation of real numbers.  Implemented in hardware, this circuit provides real-time, fail-safe representation of real numbers.

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Background

History of floating point error and the need for bounded floating point.

Patent Summary

 Functional description of bounded floating point processor with diagrams.

Patent Abstract

Abstract from the patent application.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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