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Compiled programs

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg14118] Compiled programs
  • From: Miguel <migdie at encomix.es>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 03:15:42 -0400
  • Organization: Telefonica Transmision de Datos
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi all,

This is the first time I post here.
I would like to know if anybody has used Mathematica to make a fast 
program as is done in Fortran or C. I have read that the time of 
computation  is similar for  C and Mathematica  when you use compiled 
functions. 
Is this correct or Fortran and C are much faster than Mathematica ?  (of
course it is when you use real number and not infinite precision...)
This is my big problem with Mathematica: It is too slow !!

Thanks for all,
Miguel.

Email : migdie at encomix.es


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