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# Problem 1165. Convert double scalar to half-precision floating point (IEEE 754r)

Solution 186106

Submitted on 4 Jan 2013
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### Test Suite

Test Status Code Input and Output
1   Fail
%% assert(double2half(2^(-24)) == uint16(1)) % Smallest number
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
2   Fail
%% assert(double2half(2^(-25)) == uint16(1)) % Rounds up to smallest number
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
3   Pass
%% assert(double2half(2^(-26)) == uint16(0)) % Rounds down to zero
``` str = 110010100000000000000000000000 ```
4   Fail
%% assert(bin2dec('0 01111 0000000000') == double2half(1))
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
5   Fail
%% assert(bin2dec('0 01111 0000000001') == double2half(1 + 2^(-10)))
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
6   Fail
%% assert(bin2dec('1 10000 0000000000') == double2half(-2))
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
7   Fail
%% assert(bin2dec('0 11110 1111111111') == double2half(65504))
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
8   Fail
%% assert(bin2dec('0 00001 0000000000') == double2half(2^(-14)))
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
9   Fail
%% assert(bin2dec('0 00000 1111111111') == double2half(2^(-14) - 2^(-24)))
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
10   Fail
%% assert(bin2dec('0 00000 0000000001') == double2half(2^(-24)))
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
11   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('0 00000 0000000000') == double2half(0))
``` str = 0 ```
12   Fail
%% assert(bin2dec('1 00000 0000000000') == double2half(-0))
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
13   Fail
%% assert(bin2dec('0 11111 0000000000') == double2half(inf))
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
14   Fail
%% assert(bin2dec('1 11111 0000000000') == double2half(-inf))
```Error: Assertion failed. ```
15   Fail
%% assert(bin2dec('0 01101 0101010101') == double2half(0.33325))
```Error: Assertion failed. ```