# TWO's COMPLEMENT

Codes a number in binary form using two's complement representation

## Contents

Function of MOBY-DIC TOOLBOX.

## Description

Given an integer number, the function returns a string of characters ('0' and '1') coding the number in binary form. If the input number is negative, a two's complement representation is used.

## Syntax

**nbin = twoscomplement(ndec)**

ndec is the integer number, nbin the same number in binary form

**nbin = twoscomplement(ndec,nbit)**

As above, but the number of bits used for coding is specified

## Acknowledgements

Contributors:

- Alberto Oliveri (alberto.oliveri@unige.it)

Copyright is with:

- Copyright (C) 2012 University of Genoa, Italy.