Today's lecture was given by Prof. W. Kahan of UC Berkeley, who won the Turing Award in 1989 for his work in floating point arithmetic.
Click here for Prof. Kahan's slides from his Feb 8 lecture.
Click here for Prof. Kahan's detailed "Lecture Notes on the Status of IEEE Standard 754 for Binary Floating-Point Arithmetic."
Click here for Prof. Kahan's slides on "The Baleful Effect of Computer Benchmarks upon Applied Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry."
Click here for CS 267 lecture notes from 1995 on "Basic Issues in Floating Point Arithmetic and Error Analysis", by J. Demmel.