[Numpy-discussion] Question about Optimization (Inline, and Pyrex)
Wed Apr 18 12:19:32 CDT 2007
Sebastian Haase wrote:
> On 4/17/07, Anne Archibald <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On 18/04/07, Robert Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> Sebastian Haase wrote:
>>>> I don't know much about ATLAS -- would there be other numpy functions
>>>> that *could* or *should* be implemented using ATLAS !?
>>>> Any ?
>>> Not really, no.
>> ATLAS is a library designed to implement linear algebra functions
>> efficiently on many machines. It does things like reorder the
>> multiplications and additions in matrix multiplication to make the
>> best possible use of your cache, as measured by empirical testing.
> So, this means that 'matrixmultiply' could / should be using ATLAS
> for the same reason as 'dot' does - right ?
matrixmultiply() is just a long-deprecated alias to dot().
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