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

Solution 185670

Submitted on 4 Jan 2013 by @bmtran
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### Test Suite

Test Status Code Input and Output
1   Pass
%% assert(double2half(2^(-24)) == uint16(1)) % Smallest number

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2   Pass
%% assert(double2half(2^(-25)) == uint16(1)) % Rounds up to smallest number

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3   Pass
%% assert(double2half(2^(-26)) == uint16(0)) % Rounds down to zero

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4   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('0 01111 0000000000') == double2half(1))

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5   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('0 01111 0000000001') == double2half(1 + 2^(-10)))

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6   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('1 10000 0000000000') == double2half(-2))

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7   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('0 11110 1111111111') == double2half(65504))

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8   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('0 00001 0000000000') == double2half(2^(-14)))

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9   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('0 00000 1111111111') == double2half(2^(-14) - 2^(-24)))

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10   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('0 00000 0000000001') == double2half(2^(-24)))

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11   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('0 00000 0000000000') == double2half(0))

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12   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('1 00000 0000000000') == double2half(-0))

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13   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('0 11111 0000000000') == double2half(inf))

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14   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('1 11111 0000000000') == double2half(-inf))

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15   Pass
%% assert(bin2dec('0 01101 0101010101') == double2half(0.33325))

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