[Rd] the incredible lightness of crossprod
ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Fri Jan 28 09:18:26 CET 2005
Patrick Burns wrote:
> On my machine the versions are all precompiled R, and I would
> be very surprised if the same were not the case on the client's
> machine. That is, no specially compiled BLAS.
Hmmm. I always install using some advanced BLAS: On Windows, e.g.,
simply using the Rblas.dll provided by Brian Ripley, on Linux it's
really no effort to compile it yourself.
For huge matrices you can use your some-years-old-desktop machine (with
some advanced BLAS) to outperform expensive multi-CPU machines (without
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