Computers don’t cope well with infinite, but that’s pretty much what the real world is about, limitless accuracy with as near to limitless boundaries as can be imagined. So how do we fit infinite inside the computer? That’s what this episode is about: converting analog measurements to binary with suitable accuracy. And we will do all of this with an eye to using these techniques later in our applications.
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Tarnoff, David, "Episode 2.5 – Binary Representation of Analog Values: Fitting Infinite Inside a Computer" (2020). Computer Organization and Design Fundamentals Series. https://dc.etsu.edu/computer-organization-design-oer/11
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