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I will be following your work. In the meaning of course LuaJIT can
bind to ATLAS or other BLAS/LAPACK through FFI, no?


On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Francesco Abbate
<> wrote:
> 2011/2/17 Javier Guerra Giraldez <>:
>> another thing that could happen is to write a mathematic suite on Lua.
> I'm working on GSL Shell, a mathematic suite based on Lua. LuaJIT2 is
> already integrated and working, see luajit2 branch in git repository.
> Now I'm working to provide highly efficient ODE integration, function
> quadrature, function minimization and LM non-linear fit base on
> LuaJIT2+FFI. The idea is that for these algorithms LuaJIT could
> provide performance compared to C/fortran code and this could be a
> very important added value.
> For the moment this is still a project, I'm just starting to work on
> ODE integration routines. What is implemented are the GSL routines but
> these routines are very slow because provided function are interpreted
> and there is also an important overhead to call a Lua function from C.
> Otherwise GSL shell is already functional and it does have a quite
> useful graphical system.
> Recently I'm also improved the support for matrix both real and
> complex and scalar operations but I'm not planning a new release very
> soon because I'm working in the new ODE integration implementation.
> Francesco

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