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Truncation Properties

When the length of a bit vector is changed the value represented by the new vector can be related to the value represented by the original vector. While additional relationships can be derived, we will need only those that preserve the interpretation of the vectors. These follow directly from the definitions above:


For signed data




Stephen W. Nuchia
Mon Dec 11 17:02:42 CST 2000