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Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in multi-dimensional array class templates.
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-19 07:50:15

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Joel
> Sent: Sunday, June 19, 2011 1:52 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in multi-dimensional array class templates.
> On 18/06/11 17:38, Brian Smith wrote:
> > The boilerplate expression templates have already been implemented for
> > scalars, vectors and matrices. The original idea was to include the
> > various matrix types and supply algorithms for the algebra that did
> > not rely on LAPACK since Fortran layout or adaptation of it has not
> > been implemented.
> Not using BLAS/LAPAKC when you can is really shootign your own foot.
> No way you can beat those.

But are there applications where you do not need what LAPACK provides?

Is this where this might still be a useful library?

LAPACK may be a heavy addition if it is not used?
(My previous experience some years ago was that it was troublesome for the non-cognoscenti to set


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