MadSci Network: Computer Science

Subject: representation of numbers

Date: Wed Apr 17 08:28:21 1996
Posted by: Dr. P. C. Gupta
Grade level: other
School/Organization: T. I. F. R.
City: Mumbai State/Province: No state given.
Country: India
Area of science: Computer Science
The only scientific way of representing numbers (in which simple
algorithms are possible for arithmetic operations) seems to the the
positional number systems (choice of base being immaterial).  Are
there any other ways?  Please give references

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