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On the enhancement of portability within the NAG project — A statistical survey

  • J. Bentley
  • B. Ford
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 57)

Abstract

We present the results of a statistical survey carried out on the contents of a numerical algorithms library. The purpose of the investigation is to assist in the development of a portable body of code.

Keywords

Double Precision Replacement Line Real Arithmetic Implementation Group Trivial Change 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1977

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  • J. Bentley
  • B. Ford

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