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Dense Linear Algebra Libraries

  Over the past twenty-five years, the first author has been directly involved in the development of several important packages of dense linear algebra software: EISPACK, LINPACK, LAPACK, and the BLAS. In addition, both authors are currently involved in the development of ScaLAPACK, a scalable version of LAPACK for distributed memory concurrent computers. In this section, we give a brief review of these packages--their history, their advantages, and their limitations on high-performance computers.

Jack Dongarra
Sun Feb 9 10:05:05 EST 1997