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ftos


Manual Reference Pages  - FTOS (1)

NAME

ftos - float to short data-type conversion.

CONTENTS

Syntax
Description
Options
Copyright

SYNTAX

Usage: ftos [arguments] [file]

DESCRIPTION

Binary float-to-short conversion.

OPTIONS

1. error

When error=on then the maximum and the mean quantization error is printed on the stderr. The quantization error for each floating point number x under the truncating operation int(x) is defined as the absolute quantization error as a proportion of the range:

        (x-int(x)) / int(1+x)

16-bit under or overflow is also reported if it occurs.

SEE ALSO

options stof btoa atob

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) Applied Psychology Unit, Medical Research Council, 1995

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software without fee is hereby granted for research purposes, provided that this copyright notice appears in all copies and in all supporting documentation, and that the software is not redistributed for any fee (except for a nominal shipping charge). Anyone wanting to incorporate all or part of this software in a commercial product must obtain a license from the Medical Research Council.

The MRC makes no representations about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.

THE MRC DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE A.P.U. BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.


SunOS 5.6 FTOS (1) 7 September 1993
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