[Haskell-cafe] [GSoC] A data parallel physics engine
Manuel M T Chakravarty
chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Wed Mar 12 21:22:17 EDT 2008
> I'd chime in here -- actually getting arrays and parallel arrays with
> list-like interfaces, and then onto matrices, will impact a lot of
> people's work, in a good way.
I am not quite sure what you mean with a list-like interface. NDP/DPH-
style arrays are exactly like Haskell lists, but restricted to finite
structures and with a more eager evaluation strategy. The syntactic
sugar is like lists, just with colons thrown in (eg, [:1,2,3:] instead
of [1,2,3]) and the Prelude functions have the same names as the list
functions, just with a suffix P (eg, mapP instead of map).
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