On the definition of ulp(x)

Jean-Michel Muller 1, 2
1 ARENAIRE - Computer arithmetic
Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes, LIP - Laboratoire de l'Informatique du Parallélisme
Abstract : Function ulp (acronym for unit in the last place) is frequently used for expressing errors in floating-point computations. We present several previously suggested definitions of that function, and analyse some of their properties.
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Jean-Michel Muller. On the definition of ulp(x). [Research Report] RR-5504, LIP RR-2005-09, INRIA, LIP. 2005, pp.16. ⟨inria-00070503⟩

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