multiple precision arithmetic


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multiple precision arithmetic

[′məl·tə·pəl prə¦sizh·ən ə′rith·mə‚tik]
(computer science)
Method of increasing the precision of a result by increasing the length of the number to encompass two or more computer words in length.
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The MPIR is an open-source library forked from the GNU multiple precision arithmetic library (GMP) [34].
All presented DGF implementations start execution from setting the mantissa size of floating-point variables in the multiple precision arithmetic libraries.
Although overhead of data transfer between the global memory and the GPU is very high, it is still advantageous to employ this strategy rather than execute redundant computations requiring the multiple precision arithmetic.

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