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Subject: Re: [boost] SIMD implementation of uBLAS
From: David Bellot (david.bellot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-29 10:43:57

Yes, there is GSOC project for that that I'm mentoring. It's not an
easy task to be honest as we have to touch the architecture of ublas a
little bit. But it's passionating and fascinating !

Ideally we want to bring SIMD into expression templates.
Practically... let's see :-)

On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 10:34 AM, Mathias Gaunard
<mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 29/05/13 06:13, Aditya Avinash wrote:
>> Hi, i have developed vector addition algorithm which exploits the hardware
>> parallelism (SSE implementation).
> That's something trivial to do, and unfortunately even that trivial code is
> broken (it's written for a generic T but clearly does not work for any T
> beside float).
> It still has nothing to do with uBLAS.
> Bringing SIMD to uBLAS could be fairly difficult. Is this part of the GSoC
> projects? Who's in charge of this?
> I'd like to know what the plan is: optimize very specific operations with
> SIMD or try to provide a framework to use SIMD in expression templates?
> The former is better adressed by simply binding BLAS, the latter is
> certainly not as easy as it sounds.
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