[SciPy-user] SciPy ATLAS vs. Matlab 7.2 linear algebra benchmarks

Ryan Krauss ryanlists@gmail....
Thu Aug 30 09:02:21 CDT 2007


Your graph doesn't show up when I click on the link.

On 8/30/07, Jose Unpingco <unpingco@osc.edu> wrote:
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> For this experiment, I create a square matrix with random entries of size
> 500, 1000, 1500, 2000 and then apply a variety of factorizations to those
> matrices. Naturally, each of these experiments is run on exactly the same
> workstation. The times are wall times in seconds.
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> The bottom line is that Matlab is still substantially faster than either of
> the ATLAS library versions. However, the newer developer version (3.7.37) of
> the ATLAS library is about one third faster than the previous version (3.6).
> Note that Enthought SciPy distribution includes ATLAS 3.6.
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> There is a graph summarizing the results at the following link:
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> http://www.osc.edu/~unpingco/Benchmarks30Aug2007.jpg
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> Please contact me if you have questions or need more information.
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> Thanks!
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> Jose Unpingco, Ph.D.
> (619)553-2922
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