Mar 19, 2010 Aerospace & Defense

Quit Bugging Me: Another Surprise NaN!

By Mike Deliman

Mike Deliman

An Earlier QBM, "Surprise NAN" covered how floating point computations may become corrupted from unexpected sources.  Today's Quit Bugging Me is about… another Surpise! NAN!

An application runs with several tasks.  One task, which computes a set of floating point values, periodically comes up with bad values, and sometimes the name becomes corrupted.

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