The half package

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Half-precision floating-point

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Versions 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.2,, 0.2.1, 0.2.2,,,
Change log CHANGELOG.markdown
Dependencies base (>=4.7 && <5) [details]
License BSD3
Copyright Copyright (C) 2014 Edward A. Kmett
Author Edward A. Kmett
Maintainer Edward A. Kmett <>
Category Numeric
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Uploaded Sun Nov 2 02:11:33 UTC 2014 by EdwardKmett
Updated Wed Feb 4 17:31:06 UTC 2015 by HerbertValerioRiedel to revision 1   [What is this?]
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This package supplies half-precision floating point values w/ 1 bit of sign, 5 bits of exponent, 11 bits of mantissa trailing a leading 1 bit with proper underflow.

These arise commonly in GPU applications.

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Contributions and bug reports are welcome!

Please feel free to contact me through github or on the #haskell IRC channel on

-Edward Kmett