I found an interesting story about negative number representations

by qbguy (no login)

 

http://www.network54.com/Forum/182035/message/1164896440/

But my personal favorite signed number representation is base negative two.

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Negabinary.html

Plus, its asymmetric, so instead of just one number having no negation like in two's complement, one third of all numbers have no negation.

Posted on Jan 3, 2009, 8:27 PM

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