[Maxima] Writing a new module ?
akshaysrinivasan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 23:44:05 CDT 2012
> The nice feature of scientific python is that one can easily
> convert the equivalent of the maxima callbacks to code snippets in
> C that the system compiles, links and runs at full speed. This is
> the reason why the benchmark i have mentioned above shows much
> better performance using scipy with such compilation hacks than
> with for example octave (it would be the same with scilab or
> matlab) which always needs callbacks to its own language. This is
> the reason why i advocated translating the compute intensive code
> to C or fortran and compiling it.
That's interesting, do you know how this compares with C callbacks in
Lisp (called from a Fortran library) ?
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