The next meeting of the Group will be held on Monday 17th March 1986

from 10:30 to 16:00 at BCS HQ, 13 Mansfield Street, London

Please bring this notice to the attention of any colleagues

who may be interested; newcomers to the Group are very welcome.

Click here for the minutes of this meeting. Links below are to specific
sections of the minutes.


10:30      1.    Apologies for absence.

           2.    Minutes of previous meeting

           3.    Matters arising.

           4.    BCS Business

           5.    AGM

                 5.1   Election of officers for 1986-1987

                 5.2   Treasurer's report

           6.    Progress on Fortran 8x at X3J3

14:00      7.    Talks on aspects of floating point arithmetic:

                 "FPV - a floating point validation package"

                    by Mick Pont (NAG)

                    "A user's experience with the NAG floating point verifier"

                    by Chris Cartledge (Salford University)

                    "Fortran 8X - portable control of floating point precision"

                     by Lawrie Schonfelder by (Liverpool University)

           8.    Date of next meeting.