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standardize

[′stan·dər‚dīz]
(computer science)
To replace any given floating point representation of a number with its representation in standard form; that is, to adjust the exponent and fixed-point part so that the new fixed-point part lies within a prescribed standard range.
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After 1940, however, the standardizers' victory was more than merely rhetorical.
Standardizers were passionately devoted to their cause.
Furthermore, potential problems are signaled related to the fac t that standardizers might be very influential but do not necessarily need to justify themselves.
In this rather critical discussion it is claimed that academic research had a negligible influence on the standard, and was even ignored at times when that best suited the interests of the standardizers. Also, this standard has more effect on what actors say they do than on what they actually do.