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<h3 class="section">45.3 References and Further Reading</h3>

<p>The reference for the IEEE standard is,
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<li><!-- /@w --> ANSI/IEEE Std 754-1985, IEEE Standard for Binary Floating-Point Arithmetic.
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<p>A more pedagogical introduction to the standard can be found in the
following paper,
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<li><!-- /@w --> David Goldberg: What Every Computer Scientist Should Know About
Floating-Point Arithmetic. <cite>ACM Computing Surveys</cite>, Vol. 23, No. 1
(March 1991), pages 5&ndash;48.

<p>Corrigendum: <cite>ACM Computing Surveys</cite>, Vol. 23, No. 3 (September
1991), page 413. and see also the sections by B. A. Wichmann and Charles
B. Dunham in Surveyor&rsquo;s Forum: &ldquo;What Every Computer Scientist Should
Know About Floating-Point Arithmetic&rdquo;. <cite>ACM Computing Surveys</cite>,
Vol. 24, No. 3 (September 1992), page 319.
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<p>A detailed textbook on IEEE arithmetic and its practical use is
available from SIAM Press,
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<li><!-- /@w --> Michael L. Overton, <cite>Numerical Computing with IEEE Floating Point Arithmetic</cite>,
SIAM Press, ISBN 0898715717.
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