Vector Game Math Processors – Details

 

 

“Vector Game Math Processors”

ISBN: 1-55622-921-6

Available from Wordware Publishing, Inc.

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The book is currently available for purchase from your favorite retailer.

 

The Problems at the end of chapters

Due to the book being new and currently under consideration for use in University Upper Division Computer Science and Mathematics programs the answers are available on a case-by-case basis at this time. Requests will be honored for Educational Institutions as well as business. Please address these requests to:

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Download Files:

 

There were suppose to be eight files on the CD, four folders each individually zipped up as ZIP and SIT files making it very portable. For some reason the files on the CD with the book were shipped expanded. This means that they would all be write protected and if the CD wasn’t prepared by a Macintosh then a Mac will have to retype all the files. That and since the book is three years old and the 80x86 book shares those same files, they are included here for those users. (But please actually buy at least one copy of the book!)

 

Processor
ZIP
SIT

80x86

vmp_x86.zip

vmp_x86.sit

MIPS

vmp_mips.zip

vmp_mips.sit

PowerPC / AltiVec

vmp_ppc.zip

vmp_ppc.sit

SH4

vmp_sh4.zip

vmp_sh4.sit

 

Errata

 

Pg. 330  Listing 12-5  (Compliments: Brett Bourbin)

  lq   t1, 0(a1)        // aMx[a0…a3]  {a3 a2 a1 a0}

  lq   t2, 16(a1)       // aMx[a4…a7]  {a7 a6 a5 a4}

  lq   t3, 32(a1)       // aMx[a8…aB]  {aB aA a9 a8}

  lq   t4, 48(a1)       // aMx[aC…aF]  {aF aE aD aC}

 

  sq   t1, 0(a0)        // dMx[d0…d3]  {d3 d2 d1 d0}

  sq   t2, 16(a0)       // dMx[d4…d7]  {d7 d6 d5 d4}

  sq   t3, 32(a0)       // dMx[d8…dB]  {dB dA d9 d8}

  sq   t4, 48(a0)       // dMx[dC…dF]  {dF dE dD dC}

 

Pg. 433-434  The Pixel Shaders table is suppose to contain a shaded smiley face icon ☻ and not the right parenthesis!

 

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