Toward Dynamic Precision Scaling

Serif Yesil, Ismail Akturk, Ulya R. Karpuzcu

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This article makes the case for dynamic precision scaling to improve power efficiency by tailoring arithmetic precision adaptively to temporal changes in algorithmic noise tolerance throughout the execution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number8430621
Pages (from-to)30-39
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Micro
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2018

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported in part by NSF grant no. CCF-1438286.

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© 1981-2012 IEEE.


  • dynamic precision scaling
  • floating point arithmetic
  • hardware
  • precision reduction

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