EC387 Computer Arithmetic

Course Name: 

EC387 Computer Arithmetic


B.Tech (ECE)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Number Representation : Numbers and Arithmetic, Representing Signed Number, Redundant Number Systems, Residue Number Systems, Double base number systems, Addition/Subtraction: Basic Addition and Counting, Carry-Look ahead Adder, Variations in Fast Adders, Multi-Operand Addition, Multiplication: Basic Multiplication Schemes, High-Radix Multipliers, Tree and Array Multipliers, Variations in Multipliers, Division: Basic Division Schemes, High-Radix Dividers, Variations in Dividers, Division by Convergence, Real Arithmetic: Representing the Real Numbers, Floating-Point Arithmetic, Arithmetic Errors and Error Control, Precise and Certifiable Arithmetic, Function Evaluation: Square- Rooting Methods, The CORDIC Algorithms, Variations in Function Evaluation, Arithmetic by Table Lookup, Implementation Topics : High Throughput Arithmetic, Low-Power Arithmetic, Fault-Tolerant Arithmetic, Past, Present, and Future.


I. Koren, Computer Arithmetic Algorithms, 2nd Edition, A. K. Peters (part of CRC Press), 2002.
M. Ercegovac and T. Lang, Digital Arithmetic, Morgan Kaufman, 2003.
B. Parhami, Computer Arithmetic: Algorithms and Hardware Design, Oxford University Press 2000.
Literature from the web including the proceedings of IEEE Intl. Conference on Computer Arithmetic.

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Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
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