
Ublas : 
Subject: Re: [ublas] Matrix multiplication performance
From: Oswin Krause (Oswin.Krause_at_[hidden])
Date: 20160118 03:25:51
Hi Palik,
this is a known problem. In your case you should already get better
performance when using axpy_prod instead of prod. There are currently
moves towards a ublas 2.0 which should make this a nonproblem in the
future.
On 20160117 21:23, palik imre wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> It seems that the matrix multiplication in ublas ends up with the
> trivial algorithm. On my machine, even the following function
> outperforms it for square matrices bigger than 173*173 (by a huge
> margin for matrices bigger than 190*190), while not performing
> considerably worse for smaller matrices:
>
> matrix<double>
> matmul_byrow(const matrix<double> &lhs, const matrix<double> &rhs)
> {
> assert(lhs.size2() == rhs.size1());
> matrix<double> rv(lhs.size1(), rhs.size2());
> matrix<double> r = trans(rhs);
> for (unsigned c = 0; c < rhs.size2(); c++)
> {
> matrix_column<matrix<double> > out(rv, c);
> matrix_row<matrix<double> > in(r, c);
> out = prod(lhs, in);
> }
> return rv;
> }
>
>
> Is there anybody working on improving the matrix multiplication
> performance?
>
> If not, then I can try to find some spare cycles ...
>
> Cheers,
>
> Imre Palik
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