Switching over to First Session: Current Floating-Point Tools
Current Floating-Point Tools Session Leader: Michael Lam
Next Generation Arithmetic — Unum & Posit by Session Leader John L. Gustafson
Flash Talk by E. Theodore L. Omtzigt (Posit Research) who shared the posit-based tensor accelerator and SDK.
Flash Talk by Peter Lindstrom (LLNL) who illustrated the independent verification of posit arithmetic via an application solving the nonlinear hyperbolic Euler equations in 2D through an L-Shaped Chamber.
Flash Talk by Jeffrey Hittinger (LLNL) who demonstrated a modular framework they developed for number representations that encompasses IEEE, posits, and others.
Demo by Isaac Yonemoto on his Julia posit library.
Most participants were interested in the current posit tools (both hardware and software) that are available. A highly entertaining and insightful open discussion to end the session.