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On the Floating Point Representation of Complex Numbers

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1 Author(s)
Yuen, C.K. ; Computer Center, Australian National University

It is shown that arithmetic operations are simplified if complex numbers are represented in an integrated form with real and imaginary parts sharing the same exponent. In the new representation, numbers with large magnitudes suffer increased rounding errors but errors for some other numbers decrease.

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Computers, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:C-24 ,  Issue: 8 )