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Re: Mathematica and F#

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  • Subject: [mg91602] Re: Mathematica and F#
  • From: rych <rychphd at>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 07:40:32 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <g93b2d$km1$> <g95k7v$53r$>

On Aug 28, 8:31 am, David Bailey <dave at>
> Note that, as I understand it, compilation in Mathematica only generates
> pseudo code which is executed by interpretation, so it should be
> outperformed by languages which are fully compiled. Java and .NET
> languages come into this category because their pseudo code is compiled
> immediately prior to the first use by a so called just-in-time (JIT)
> compiler.
Could someone please post a test program coded both in F# and
Mathematica where F# outperforms Mathematica?

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