[MPFR] New paper on triple-word arithmetic

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Thu Oct 31 09:57:25 UTC 2019

On 2019-10-29 11:33:58 -0600, Nelson H. F. Beebe wrote:
> I draw your attention to this new paper:
> 	N. Fabiano and J. Muller and J. Picot
> 	Algorithms for Triple-Word Arithmetic
> 	IEEE Transactions on Computers 68(11) 1573--1583 November 2019
> 	https://doi.org/10.1109/TC.2019.2918451
> It has brief mention of GMP and MPFR, but any new publication on
> multiple-word representation of floating-point numbers should be of
> interest to developers of packages for arbitrary-precision arithmetic,
> with possible new insights into improvements in underlying algorithms.

If the package does not use floats as the basic blocks, this should
be hardly useful due to the overhead of conversions, unless many
computations with floats could be done between conversions.

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