This is a great idea.
This would require some work, first to update the F2J to integrate the new Java
functionalities, and update the translate tool to integrate the changes to
At the moment, we do not have the resources to work on such a project and it is
out of our current scope of work. (Mr Seymour is no longer working at the lab).
Nonetheless, LAPACK as you know, is mostly contribution based. So if you know
somebody that is willing to work on this project, the LAPACK team will do our
best to support his effort.
On Jan 30, 2014, at 9:26 AM, Jim Bethancourt <jimbethancourt@Domain.Removed>
A coworker of mine is using LAPACK and is using JNI calls to call the Fortran
version. I noticed that the JLAPACK project is availalbe, but it looks kind
of old. I was wondering if it would be of any interest to regenerate a
modern version of JLAPACK based on the November 2013 release of LAPACK,
decompile it, and update it to use the new forEachParallel, Lambda, and
Stream features that are being added in Java 8. It would be interesting to
see the before and after performance increases and API call simplifications
as well, and it could also be a great way to test & explore the new Java 8
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