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From: Pierre Weis <pierre.weis@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Num library
> Num is by all accounts a pretty mediocre bignum implementation.  There's
> also mlgmp, which is an interface to GMP.  I haven't used it, but GMP is
> fast.  There's also Numerix, which I have used. Numerix at least at one
> point was a good deal faster than GMP in many cases, and is very easy to
> use.  I'm not sure how GMP and Numerix compare in terms of speed these
> days, since GMP has seen more development and Numerix has not.
> y

I'm afraid this is a bit rough, not a fair scientific study.

Once more, just one question to you: which layer of the Num library
had you benchmarked ?

Pierre Weis

INRIA, Projet Cristal, Pierre.Weis@inria.fr, http://pauillac.inria.fr/~weis/


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