[Numpy-discussion] NumPy re-factoring project
Sturla Molden
sturla@molden...
Tue Jun 15 11:37:05 CDT 2010
Den 15.06.2010 18:30, skrev Sturla Molden:
> A very radical solution would be to get rid of all C, and go for a
> "pure Python" solution. NumPy could build up a text string with OpenCL
> code on the fly, and use the OpenCL driver as a "JIT compiler" for
> fast array expressions. Most GPUs and CPUs will support OpenCL, and
> thus there will be no need for a compiled language like C or Fortran
> for fast computation in the near future.
Paradoxically, with OpenCL, Python is going to be better for fast
numerical computation than C or Fortran, because Python is better at
generating an manipulating dynamic text.
Sturla
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