[Numpy-discussion] Objected-oriented SIMD API for Numpy
Wed Oct 21 07:37:02 CDT 2009
> Is it general, or just for simple operations in numpy and ufunc ? I
> remember that for music softwares, SIMD used to matter a lot, even for
> simple bus mixing (which is basically a ax+by with a, b scalars and x
> y the input arrays).
Indeed, it shouldn't :| I think the main reason might not be SIMD, but
the additional hypothesis you put on the arrays (aliasing). This way,
todays compilers may not even need the actual SIMD instructions.
I have the same opinion as Francesc, it would only be useful for
operations that need more computations that load/store.
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