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Floating-point output

  • Nelson H. F. BeebeEmail author
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Abstract

Conversions of numerical values to string representations, and the reverse, are surprisingly complex and difficult. Older programming languages provide limited support, such as Fortran’s FORMAT statement specifier Iw for integer conversions, and Ew.d, Fw.d, and Gw.d for floating-point conversions.

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA

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