[Haskell-cafe] matrix computations based on the GSL

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Tue Jul 5 13:49:56 EDT 2005

On Tue, 5 Jul 2005, Keean Schupke wrote:

> 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!

As I said, _that_ already exists: MatLab, HaskellDSP (with some simple new
definitions for infix operators) ...

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