Range Reduction

  • Jean-Michel Muller


The algorithms presented in the previous chapters for evaluating the elementary functions only give a correct result if the argument is within a given bounded interval. To evaluate an elementary function f(x) for any x, one must find some “transformation” that makes it possible to deduce f(x) from some value g(x*), where
  • x*, called the reduced argument, is deduced from x;

  • x* belongs to the convergence domain of the algorithm implemented for the evaluation of g.


Number System Convergence Domain Input Argument Range Reduction CORDIC Algorithm 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Michel Muller
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  1. 1.CNRS-Laboratoire LIPEcole Normale Superieure de LyonLyon Cedex 07France

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