floating-point operation

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  • noun

Synonyms for floating-point operation

an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers

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In order to achieve ultra-high precision and optimal performance when processing these complex data streams, CEVA has added support for floating-point operations to the CEVA-XC vector processor unit, in addition to the traditional fixed-point capabilities.
For applications such as these, developing code using floating-point operations saves time and expense; then by recompiling the developer can run the same software on a fixed-point controller.
This switch architecture is the basis for growing the Scalable POWERparallel System toward massively-parallel processing and teraFLOPS performance (trillions of FLoating-point Operations Per Second).
The Shared Memory System POWER~4 can achieve a theoretical peak millions of floating-point operations per second (MFLOPS) rating of 336.
24 trillion floating-point operations (TFLOPS) and will be used for structural performance, fluid dynamics, and other aerodynamics and shock physics research applications.
Each Vector II processor has a peak speed of 267 megaflops (million floating-point operations per second) in 64-bit or 32-bit IEEE arithmetic.
The system will supplement the NCCS architecture with improved price/performance and is designed to scale to as many as 40 trillion floating-point operations per second (TFLOPS) in its full configuration.
The company demonstrated sustained 6, 8 and 10 gigaflops (one billion floating-point operations per second) performance on three popular 3-D post- and pre-stack seismic migration codes.
For the highest performance multiprocessing, TigerSHARC Processors deliver performance well above a billion floating-point operations per second.
The CRAY Y-MP C90 system, fully compatible with the company's broad CRAY Y-MP product line, features an all-new CPU with a peak performance of one billion floating-point operations per second (gigaflops).
These supercomputers will increase the center's computing capability to over 80 trillion floating-point operations, making it one of the largest computing centers within the Department of Defense.
The Cell BE processor has peak performance in excess of 200 GFLOPS -- which equates to 200 billion floating-point operations per second -- as measured during initial hardware testing.
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