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single precision

The use of one computer word to hold a numeric value for calculation. Contrast with double precision.
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1.66 TFLOPS performance - Provides up to 33 percent faster single-precision compute performance compared to the previous generation Radeon Pro GPU.
Research groups study the impact of using single-precision arithmetic on simulation accuracy with different dynamical cores (Duben and Palmer 2014; Duben et al.
Lindahl and his team also found that they could replace many of the double-precision floating point operations in RELION with single-precision operations, without sacrificing accuracy.
Unlike TPU v1, which could only handle 8-bit integer operations, Google added support for single-precision floats in TPU v2 and added 8GB of HBM memory to each TPU to improve performance.
Usage of single-precision variables yields to saving almost 50% of RAM memory as well as about 30% of processing time.
Radeon Pro Vega delivers 11 teraflops of single-precision computing power and up to 22 teraflops of half-precision computation performance.
Each Tesla V100 SXM2 provides 16GB of CoWoS HBM2 Stacked Memory and a staggering 125 TeraFLOPS mixed-precision deep learning performance, 15.7 TeraFLOPS single-precision performance and 7.8 TeraFLOPS double-precision performance with NVIDIA GPU Boost technology.
Apple claims that this allows the new iMac Pro to offer 11 Teraflops of single-precision compute power.
Software analysis led to the conclusion that the limit is caused by the resolution of the single-precision floating-point format used by a 32-bit device and software.
The computations are done in single-precision floating point.
In addition, the MapleSim CAD Toolbox has been extended to work with the latest versions of major CAD tools, and the MapleSim Connector now supports single-precision export of Simulink[R] S-functions.

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