RcppBlaze: 'Rcpp' Integration for the 'Blaze' High-Performance C++ Math Library

'Blaze' is an open-source, high-performance C++ math library for dense and sparse arithmetic. With its state-of-the-art Smart Expression Template implementation 'Blaze' combines the elegance and ease of use of a domain-specific language with 'HPC'-grade performance, making it one of the most intuitive and fastest C++ math libraries available. The 'Blaze' library offers: - high performance through the integration of 'BLAS' libraries and manually tuned 'HPC' math kernels - vectorization by 'SSE', 'SSE2', 'SSE3', 'SSSE3', 'SSE4', 'AVX', 'AVX2', 'AVX-512', 'FMA', and 'SVML' - parallel execution by 'OpenMP', C++11 threads and 'Boost' threads ('Boost' threads are disabled in 'RcppBlaze') - the intuitive and easy to use API of a domain specific language - unified arithmetic with dense and sparse vectors and matrices - thoroughly tested matrix and vector arithmetic - completely portable, high quality C++ source code The 'RcppBlaze' package includes the header files from the 'Blaze' library with disabling some functionalities related to link to the thread and system libraries which make 'RcppBlaze' be a header-only library. Therefore, users do not need to install 'Blaze and' the dependency 'Boost'. 'Blaze' is licensed under the New (Revised) BSD license, while 'RcppBlaze' (the 'Rcpp' bindings/bridge to 'Blaze') is licensed under the GNU GPL version 2 or later, as is the rest of 'Rcpp'. Note that since 'Blaze' has committed to C++14 commit to C++14 which does not used by most R users from version 3.0, we will use the version 2.6 of 'Blaze' which is C++98 compatible to support the most compilers and system.

Version: 0.1.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.2)
Imports: utils, Rcpp (≥ 0.11.0), Matrix (≥ 1.1-0)
LinkingTo: Rcpp, BH (≥ 1.54.0-2)
Suggests: RUnit, pkgKitten
Published: 2017-02-22
Author: Ching-Chuan Chen, Klaus Iglberger, Georg Hager, Christian Godenschwager, Tobias Scharpff
Maintainer: Ching-Chuan Chen <zw12356 at gmail.com>
BugReports: https://github.com/Chingchuan-chen/RcppBlaze/issues
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
URL: https://github.com/Chingchuan-chen/RcppBlaze, https://bitbucket.org/blaze-lib/blaze
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: RcppBlaze results

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Reference manual: RcppBlaze.pdf
Package source: RcppBlaze_0.1.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: RcppBlaze_0.1.1.zip, r-release: RcppBlaze_0.1.1.zip, r-oldrel: not available
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: RcppBlaze_0.1.1.tgz, r-oldrel: RcppBlaze_0.1.1.tgz
Old sources: RcppBlaze archive

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