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Arm Floating-Point Instructions

  • David M. Russinoff
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Abstract

The first Arm Floating-Point Accelerator, which appeared in 1993, resembled the x87 coprocessor in its use of an 80-bit EP register file. This was succeeded by the Vector Floating-Point (VFP) architecture, which included 64-bit registers implementing the single-, double-, and half-precision data formats. The NEON Advanced SIMD extension later added 128-bit instructions for media and signal processing applications.

References

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    Kaufmann, M., Moore, J S.: ACL2 web site. http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/moore/acl2/

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. Russinoff
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  1. 1.Arm HoldingsAustinUSA

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