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Volume 20 |Article ID 693861 | https://doi.org/10.3233/SPR-2012-0349

C.G. Baker, M.A. Heroux, "Tpetra, and the Use of Generic Programming in Scientific Computing", Scientific Programming, vol. 20, Article ID 693861, 14 pages, 2012. https://doi.org/10.3233/SPR-2012-0349

Tpetra, and the Use of Generic Programming in Scientific Computing

Abstract

We present Tpetra, a Trilinos package for parallel linear algebra primitives implementing the Petra object model. We describe Tpetra's design, based on generic programming via C++ templated types and template metaprogramming. We discuss some benefits of this approach in the context of scientific computing, with illustrations consisting of code and notable empirical results.

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