[ILUG] was something about boredom and fortran
sean at binky.net
Mon Nov 8 20:27:27 GMT 1999
"Albert White (Sysadmin)" wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 06, 1999 at 02:13:13PM +0000, Ger Gorman wrote:
> > are nearly like a new language! Plus it's cool cause it was desigened to
> > be used as a parallel language (ie. by using High Performance Fortran (HPF)
> > compiler directives)...etc, etc..... I use it instead of c for science
> > stuff cos it's handy!
> Strangely enough I spent quite some time on Saturday looking at Fortran...dam 4th year project :)
> Anyway has anyone got any decent resources for Fortran for Linux/Solaris? as Im fairly sure Ill have to do some work with Fortran and PVM/MPI soon enough. or port the code to C...
gnu fortran, usually shipped with distros.
Its only F77 though. there are a few commerical (and good) fortran
compilers for linux.
portland group (www.pgroup.com), absoft (www.absoft.com),
> The project in case anyone is vaguely interested is the investigation of paralell and distributed simulation of discrete event systems.
Been done a million times. Theres a hand book on the thing (url
escapes me, email me for it),
which describe both the maths and parallel implemtation of this and
other numerical methods.
(yellow book, damn can't recall it, then again you'd probably have
Discrete systems... seem to remember large amounts of data transfers
> Albert White
> UCD Internet Society Head Sysadmin.
> albertw at netsoc.ucd.ie
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