fixed-point representation


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fixed-point representation

n
(Computer Science) computing the representation of numbers by a single set of digits such that the radix point has a predetermined location, the value of the number depending on the position of each digit relative to the radix point. Compare floating-point representation
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These key-points differ for fixed-point representation from the analytical expected behavior defined in Section 1 due to truncation effects.
Fixed-point representations require the programmer to create a virtual decimal place between two-bit locations for a given length of data [25].
Errors in the architecture are confined to the FRS, which as mentioned before maps the resulting doubly AI-encoded DCT coefficients into fixed-point representations [11].

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