Scientific computation [was Conference-DVDs arrived]
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Sat Feb 27 11:30:00 CST 2010
> Now, on the other side, Rev has a very nice language, but non
> existent support for, let us say, C style arrays of fixed size
> double precision floats. What I mean is that variable typing somehow
> is not really supported in transcript. In many cases this is a
> blessing, but when you go for pure computing performances, it's too
Even at a low level stage (untyped vars are a traditional xtalk
facility but typed vars are probably available behind the scene as
undocumented features), is'nt Kevin, Mark W. ?.
> I will take an example. Go to
> and you will see that MacOS X included vector optimized of BLAS and
> LAPACK (public domain numerical package for linear computations, for
> those who are not in this field). Now, because of their history,
> parameters must be passed using the FORTRAN conventions. I think
> this can be done in the rev externals. However, I do no know if it
> is possible to pass, say, a double float array from runrev.
Does someone got a tested way to do this from Rev ? Andre, Mark S. ?
> If this could be done, this could be very beneficial to the
> scientific (in the broad sense) community because the core of
> matlab's routines could be ported to revolution, with the benefit of
> having the wonderful rev environment.
> If, in addition to this, externals based on the accelerate framework
> could be used in the now free revmedia, this would be a tremendous
> opportunity for the scientific community (especially in college) to
> drop the pricey matlab in favor of revmedia.
> Unfortunately, I am not geeky enough to do this by myself...
Nor i'm ... ... ;)
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