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Re: Linking in Fortran to Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg13641] Re: Linking in Fortran to Mathematica
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Aug 1998 18:27:43 +0800
  • Organization: University of Western Australia
  • References: <6q3qkj$> <6qbp03$>
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victor_v at wrote:

> I wouldn't recommend to use Mathematica for a computationally intensive
> task. It would be better to replace fitting procedure with an external
> function, written in FORTRAN or C via MathLink.

Linking in Fortran is not as simple as linking in C.  However, using the
InterCall package for linking in Fortran or C (and numerical libraries
such as IMSL and NAG) into Mathematica makes this much simpler. If you
are interested, take a look at

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