Formal methods applied to a floating point number system

by Geoff Barrett

Publisher: Oxford University Computing Laboratory, Programming Research Group in Oxford

Written in English
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Statementby Geoff Barrett.
SeriesTechnical monograph -- PRG-58
ContributionsOxford University Computing Laboratory. Programming Research Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination47p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21090646M
ISBN 100902928406

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This book provides a comprehensive view of how to formally specify and verify tricky floating-point algorithms with the Coq proof assistant.

It describes the Flocq formalization of floating-point arithmetic and some methods to automate theorem proofs. Formal methods applied to a floating-point number system. Technical Monograph PRG, Oxford Formal methods applied to a floating point number system book Computing Laboratory, Oxford Univ.

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Barratt. Formal methods applied to a floating-point system. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, –, CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: Over the years, a variety of floating-point representations have been used in computers.

Inthe IEEE Standard for Floating-Point Arithmetic was established, and since the s, the most commonly encountered representations are those defined by the IEEE.

The speed of floating-point operations, commonly measured in terms of FLOPS, is an important characteristic of a computer. This is the first book to focus on the problem of ensuring the correctness of floating-point hardware designs through mathematical methods.

Formal Verification of Floating-Point Hardware Design advances a verification methodology based on a unified theory of register-transfer logic and floating-point arithmetic that has been developed and applied to the formal verification of commercial Brand: David M. Russinoff.

a according to Prof. Demmel, LAPACK, Scilab b according to Prof. Higham; ISO C standard; C, C++ and Python language constants; Mathematica, MATLAB and Octave; various textbooks - see below for the latter definition. Formal definition. Rounding is a procedure for choosing the representation of a real number in a floating point number system.

For a number system and a rounding procedure. largest software that uses formal methods is a compiler, and the largest hardware is a processor (CPU). More commonly, it is used for parts of systems, like the kernel of a secure distributed operating system (software), and a floating-point unit (hardware).

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In b you can write as * (an integer times a power of 10). IEEE floating-point numbers are different, but a very simple way. Get this from a library. Computer arithmetic and formal proofs: verifying floating-point algorithms with the Coq system. [Sylvie Boldo; Guillaume Melquiond] -- Floating-point arithmetic is ubiquitous in modern computing, as it is the tool of choice to approximate real numbers.

Due to its limited range and precision, its use can become quite involved and. Applied Control Theory for Embedded Systems A volume in Embedded Technology.

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The algorithm adapts to the condition number of the sum, i.e., it is fast for mildly conditioned sums with Cited by: The verification of control system software is critical to a host of technologies and industries, from aeronautics and medical technology to the cars we drive.

The failure of controller software can cost people their lives. This book provides control engineers and computer scientists with an introduction to the formal techniques for analyzing and verifying this important class of software.

Formal verification of control system software. and methods for dealing with numerical imprecisions such as floating point computations occurring in the analyzed the autonomy of these systems continues to increase--such as in autonomous cars, drones, and satellites and landers--the numerical functions in critical systems are.

The book is written as a text for classes on computer architecture and related topics and will serve as a valuable source of reference for professionals in hardware design. Keywords Computer Hardware System circuit design computer architecture computer systems design formal method formal methods hardware design hardware specification hardware.

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Once you have a formal spec, written in an automated, machine-checked system, you can start analyzing it with formal methods.

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The numerical format of a cell can be specified by using a format string or an index to one of Excel’s built-in formats. analysis based on models. Formal methods are used to specify and model the behavior of a system and to formally verify that the system design and implementation satisfy functional and safety properties.

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Do not use any Math library function, instead use casting. During the mids, several papers were written showing how model checking could be applied to hardware verification, and the user base for formal verification began to grow. Soon, however, a new challenge emerged: The size of the hardware designs that could be verified with model checking was being limited because of the explicit state-space Author: Ashish Darbari.

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2*8. 2 + 3*8. 1 + 4*8. A Java(TM) programming language keyword used to define a floating point number variable. for A Java(TM) programming language keyword used to declare a loop that reiterates statements. The programmer can specify the statements to be executed, exit conditions, and initialization variables for the loop.

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