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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [Boost.SIMD] Interest in library
From: dariomt (dariomt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-05 11:39:18
Mathias Gaunard <mathias.gaunard <at> ens-lyon.org> writes:
> On 17/11/2014 10:09, dariomt <at> gmail.com wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm interested in trying out Boost.SIMD. Where can I download the
> > stable version?
> Latest stable version is 3.1.0, that you can download at
> Documentation is here:
Thanks for the info!
> > Any idea when it might get proposed for Boost review? I think it
> > be beneficial if it is added to the Boost Incubator until then.
> We're working on improving compilation times, which requires some
> important redesign of the library.
> The library will be submitted for review after that.
Do you know if it will support C++03 or will it require C++11?
> It's been going on for the past few months, but those efforts are
> finally coming to an end!
> Expect something soon-ish.
> > Also, in http://meetingcpp.com/tl_files/mcpp/slides/12/simd.pdf slide
> > I see mention of a vectorized Thomas Tri-diagonal Solver.
> > I thought the data dependency made the algorithm unfeasible for
> > vectorization, so I'm *very* interested to learn how Boost.SIMD helps
> > this case. Is there more information available about this?
> You can try looking at the paper on this topic,
> "A Parallel Solver for Incompressible Fluid Flows" by Yushan Wang.
> Hopefully Joel Falcou, who also worked on this project and also browses
> this mailing list, can tell you more about this.
>From that paper: "The SIMD opportunity in our algorithm stands from the
fact that solving the tridiagonal systems with multiple RHS can be
performed in parallel."
Darn! I only have a single RHS, too bad!
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