[Beowulf] Teaching Scientific Computation (looking fo the perfect
Lombard, David N
dnlombar at ichips.intel.com
Mon Nov 26 07:37:49 PST 2007
On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 07:23:32PM -0500, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Nov 2007, David Mathog wrote:
> >It would have been interesting if C++ had implemented operator
> >definition instead of operator overloading (ie, redefinition).
> >For instance like:
> >A = B + C <VecX> D
> (one or two last ones while I clear mail:-). Actually a really, really
> interesting idea, but one does have a whole new class of typing errors.
> But it still is a really good idea. There is a generalized algebra of
> dyad, triad, inner and outer products, and so on.
APL does provide generalized inner and outer products. But, it is a
write-once language, and attempts to outperform the interpreter, such
as compilers or even an "APL machine" did not do as well.
David N. Lombard, Intel, Irvine, CA
I do not speak for Intel Corporation; all comments are strictly my own.
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