[Openmcl-devel] Fun with Measurements

Brent Fulgham bfulg at pacbell.net
Mon Oct 30 01:27:41 UTC 2006


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On Oct 29, 2006, at 11:45 AM, Brent Fulgham wrote:

> I'm not qualified to assess whether Karatsuba multiplication would
> provide significant gain.  It might be useful to see if there is a
> more full-featured BIGNUM test suite we could use to assess the full
> set of operations.  I'll see what I can find.

I didn't find a good set of BIGNUM tests, but I did find an  
interesting comparison of Common Lisp floating point implementations:

http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~mhoemmen/matlisp/floating-point.html

They do a bit of poking and prodding to the system, and reach the  
conclusion that OpenMCL boxes floating point numbers.

- -Brent


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