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The View form the C++ Standard meeting April 2013 Part 2

Originally posted by: Michael Wong In part 1 of this trip report, I spoke about the general mood of the April C++ Std meeting in Bristol and the plan to release C++14 Committee Draft (CD) after the meeting. I also deep dived into the language feature set for C++14. Now I will deep...

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MASS auto-vectorization paper now on developerWorks

Originally posted by: Robert Enenkel If your applications call mathematical functions such as sin, cos, exp, log, etc. and you are interested in maximizing performance with minimum effort, here is something that will interest you! My colleague Daniel Zabawa and I have written a paper, "How...

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MASS v6.0 -- High performance math libraries for POWER7

Originally posted by: Robert Enenkel Mathematical Acceleration Subsystem (MASS) Version 6.0 for AIX has been released. This high performance suite of elementary and special mathematical functions contains two new libraries tuned for the IBM POWER7 processor, and exploiting the POWER7 VSX...

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The View (or trip report) from the Oct 2009 C++ Standard meeting Part 2

Originally posted by: Michael Wong The Library side brought about some of the most interesting changes. I already discussed the key discussions with respect to unifying the Asynchronous futures proposal in The View (or trip report) from the Oct 2009 C++ Standard meeting . This resulted in a...

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MASS high-performance mathematical function libraries

Originally posted by: Robert Enenkel Hello -- I'm the technical leader for the IBM MASS math libraries. MASS stands for Mathematical Acceleration Subsystem, and consists of libraries of mathematical functions specifically tuned for optimum performance on various computing platforms. MASS was...

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The View (or trip report) from the July 2009 C++ Standard meeting (Part 2)

Originally posted by: Michael Wong One of the issue we were concerned about at this meeting was the intent to deprecate trigraphs. We wrote a paper indicating why we oppose this. This was reviewed in the Evolution Committee and many delegates accepted our position and need to support existing...

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Papers we have submitted for the July C++ Standard meeting

Originally posted by: Michael Wong The mailing for the July C++ Standard meeting has been released. For those who do not understand this process, this is basically where everyone writes up their work for the upcoming meeting so we have something concrete to discuss. IBM has submitted 2...

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