[Haskell-cafe] matrix computations based on the GSL

Keean Schupke k.schupke at imperial.ac.uk
Tue Jul 5 13:39:41 EDT 2005

David Roundy wrote:

>In short, especially since the folks doing the work (not me) seem to want
>plain old octave-style matrix operations, it makes sense to actually do
>that.  *Then* someone can implement an ultra-uber-tensor library on top of
>that, if they like.  And I would be interested in a nice tensor
>library... it's just that matrices need to be the starting point, since
>they're where most of the interesting algorithms are (that is, the ones
>that are interesting to me, such as diagonalization, svd, matrix
>multiplication, etc).
This is a really good idea. I would like a Matrix library soon, not in 6
years time.
Slice it up into managable pieces and keep it simple!


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