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Explain the following: Parity bit, Floating point notation, Refresh rates in video controllers and an l/O channel 8m Jun2006

Explain the following with the help of an example or a diagram, whichever is appropriate:    8m jun2006 (i)                 Parity bit (ii)               Floating point notation (iii)             Refresh rates in video controllers (iv)             An l/O channel     Parity bit An error bit changes from 0 to 1 or 1 to 0. One of the simplest… Read More »

Represent the following numbers in IEEE-754 floating point single precision number format: 4m Dec2005

Represent the following numbers in IEEE-754 floating point single precision number format:           4m Dec2005 (i)                 1011.1001 (ii)                -0.0011001   Single Precision   S stands for Sign (white color) E stands for Exponent (yellow color) N stands for Number (also called Mantissa or Significand) (green color)   0this Sign bit (1 bit) 1st to 8this Exponent… Read More »

Represent the number (-26.5)10 as a floating point binary number with 24 bits. The normalized fraction mantissa has 16 bits and the exponent has 8 bits 5m Dec2005

Represent the number (-26.5)10 as a floating point binary number with 24 bits. The normalized fraction mantissa has 16 bits and the exponent has 8 bits. Make and state suitable assumptions, if any 5m Dec2005 First of all draw the 24 bits precision representations  S stands for Sign (white color) E stands for Exponent (yellow color) N stands for Number… Read More »