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Fri 11 May 2012, 12:22

Deterministic Reduction: a new Community Preview Feature in Intel® Threading Building Blocks


Deterministic Reduction: a new Community Preview Feature in Intel® Threading Building Blocks
Computer Arithmetic has a lot of peculiarities [1]. One of these pitfalls is associativity failure in floating point arithmetic. For example, the two sums of fractions calculations below will not produce the same result when using floats: In a sequential program, it is not a big problem since the calculation order is exactly specified so [...]
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