Approximate Computing: A Survey

Qiang Xu, Todd Mytkowicz, Nam Sung Kim

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As one of the most promising energy-efficient computing paradigms, approximate computing has gained a lot of research attention in the past few years. This paper presents a survey of state-of-the-art work in all aspects of approximate computing and highlights future research challenges in this field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number7348659
Pages (from-to)8-22
Number of pages15
JournalIEEE Design and Test
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2016


  • Approximate computing
  • Approximation methods
  • Computational modeling
  • Computer languages
  • Probabilistic logic
  • Runtime

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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