[Haskell-cafe] [GSoC] A data parallel physics engine
dons at galois.com
Wed Mar 12 21:28:56 EDT 2008
> Don Stewart:
> >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).
Right, I was hinting I'd like the ndp library released. Even if not for
parallelism -- just having a good array interface would be enough :)
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