Re: Compiled functions

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg4598] Re: Compiled functions*From*: earhart at athena.mit.edu (Elizabeth J Earhart)*Date*: Wed, 21 Aug 1996 03:25:18 -0400*Organization*: Massachvsetts Institvte of Technology*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <4u9iob$moj at dragonfly.wolfram.com>, Stefan Schulz <sschulz at chemie.fu-berlin.de> wrote: >Dear Mathematica users, > >is it possible to compile a mathematica expression that uses >vectors of real numbers as input? Since in my application I need >to solve a symmetric tridiagonal linear system which is diagonally >dominate quite often I am thinking about defining >a compiled function that could look something like Unfortunately, Compile[] does not handle vectors of arbitrary length at all well. If you need more speed, your best bet is probably to write this in C and use MathLink to install it in Mathematica. This should be pretty easy for the function you're contemplating. -Elizabeth ==== [MESSAGE SEPARATOR] ====