CADNA: a library for estimating round-off error propagation

Abstract : The CADNA library enables one to estimate round-off error propagation using a probabilistic approach. With CADNA the numerical quality of any simulation program can be controlled. Furthermore by detecting all the instabilities which may occur at run time, a numerical debugging of the user code can be performed. CADNA provides new numerical types on which round-off errors can be estimated. Slight modifications are required to control a code with CADNA, mainly changes in variable declarations, input and output. This paper describes the features of the CADNA library and shows how to interpret the information it provides concerning round-off error propagation in a code.
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Fabienne Jézéquel, Jean-Marie Chesneaux. CADNA: a library for estimating round-off error propagation. Computer Physics Communications, Elsevier, 2008, 178 (12), pp.933-955. ⟨10.1016/j.cpc.2008.02.003⟩. ⟨hal-01146486⟩



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