Most of this week's material are from Bowyer and Wookwark's little book.
The example showing the bad effect of the associative law is from
Colonna's paper. Finally, you can find more about floating pointing
computation problems is Acton's book.
- Forman S. Acton, REAL Computing Made REAL,
Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1996.
- Adrian Bowyer and John Woodwark,
Introduction to Computing with Geometry,
Information Geometers Ltd, Winchester, UK, 1993.
- Jean-Francois Colonna,
Kepler, von Neumann and God (More rounding-off error visualizations),
The Visual Computer,
Vol. 12 (1996), pp. 346-349.