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signed integer

[′sīnd ′int·ə·jər]
(computer science)
A whole number whose value lies anywhere in a domain that extends from a negative to a positive integer, and which therefore carries a sign.
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In this section, we introduce the lattice of signed integer partitions P(n, r), and we examine some of its basic properties.
This claim assumes that the addends and sum do not exceed the range of integer representation, which is -2,147,483,648 to -2,147,483,647 for the default 4-byte signed integer. The error in the statistical problem described above, in which integer addition was used, arose because the sum of the squares of the 500 integers exceeded 2,147,483,647.
It should be specified, however, that the functions 1rint and 11rint and their single- and extended-precision equivalents convert to signed integers only.
Parameters <n> and <m> are valid, signed integers which cause either the nth or the nth through the mth line(s) to be displayed.