higher precision arithmetic for NVIDIA GPUs

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.org
Mon Aug 6 20:48:37 CEST 2007


On 2007-08-06 15:44:45 +0200, Stefan Lang wrote:
> Now my questions:
> 1. Can libgmp easliy be adapted completely or some part (I only need
> some BLAS like routines)  for these cards?

Will GMP ever run on GPUs? As GPUs are very particular, I fear that
this needs more or less a full rewrite (to be efficient).

> 2. Does anyone know an efficient way to implement an arithmetic with higher 
>     precision (using the float type already there) by myself?

You can contact David Defour, who works on GPUs and FP arithmetic:


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