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Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in a GPU computing library
From: GAURAV GUPTA (ya1gaurav_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-09-18 05:23:13


>-- Overview ---

>* C++ library for general-purpose computing on GPUs/Accelerators
>* Based on OpenCL (Open Computing Language)
>* Header-only implementation
>* API inspired by the STL, Boost and Thrust
>* Boost dependencies: Config, Utility, Iterator, Exception,
>>Preprocessor, TypeTraits, StaticAssert, MPL, Proto

It seems very interesting to me. It will be very helpful in GPU
acceleration. Will provide a standard for GPU programming. I am surely in.


On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 2:24 PM, Beren Minor <beren.minor+boost_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> > Thrust is for CUDA only. Thus only for NVIDIA devices (so far). OpenCL
> is an
> > open standard which (in theory) is supposed to work on any device
> > implementing it. Devices which support OpenCL range from CPUs to various
> > GPUs, the upcoming Intel MIC accelerator and Cell processors.
> Alright, I thought it was not restricted to CUDA. It's great if the
> same kind of library can be written for a more standard base then.
> --
> Beren Minor
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