Author: Avi

Enough trying to use LTO

After months and months of working trying to get R on 64 bit Windows to work with link-time-optimization (LTO), I’ve come to the conclusion that GCC 4.9.3’s implementation of LTO...continue reading.

Updated R & BLAS Timings

With the recent releases of R 3.2.4 and OpenBLAS 2.17, I decided it was time to re-benchmark R speed. I’ve settled on a particular set of tests, based on my...continue reading.

Padé approximants: CRAN package

While working on the previous post about Padé approximants, a search on CRAN showed that there was only one package which calculated the coefficients, given the appropriate Taylor series: the...continue reading.