[Numpy-discussion] numarray and ATLAS

Francesc Alted falted at pytables.org
Tue Oct 19 01:35:05 CDT 2004


A Dilluns 18 Octubre 2004 13:52, Todd Miller va escriure:
> > > 1. dot() requires array creation.
> > 
> > Yes, but my guess is that for large arrays, this time should be negligible
> > compared with the multiplication time.
> > 
> 
> Probably true.  I should measure this.  For small computations,  it's an
> issue.

Well, for small arrays ATLAS (or any other optimized LAPACK library) can't
probably do much better than lapack lite, so I think you should not worry
about this anyway.

> Perry may answer this.  I have no immediate plans for it...  it does
> sound like enough people need this that it should be done.

Ok. Thanks for information,

-- 
Francesc Alted





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