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FFTW: Fastest Fourier Transform in the West

Postby owlice » Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:45 am

FFTW: Fastest Fourier Transform in the West

Abstract: FFTW is a C subroutine library for computing the discrete Fourier transform (DFT) in one or more dimensions, of arbitrary input size, and of both real and complex data (as well as of even/odd data, i.e. the discrete cosine/sine transforms or DCT/DST).

Benchmarks performed on a variety of platforms show that FFTW's performance is typically superior to that of other publicly available FFT software, and is even competitive with vendor-tuned codes. In contrast to vendor-tuned codes, however, FFTW's performance is portable: the same program will perform well on most architectures without modification.

The FFTW library is required by other codes such as StarCrash and Hammurabi.

Credit: Frigo, Matteo; Johnson, Steven G.

Site: http://www.fftw.org/
http://www.fftw.org/fftw-paper-ieee.pdf

Bibcode: 2012ascl.soft01015F

ID: ascl:1201.015
Last edited by Ada Coda on Sun Dec 23, 2018 8:10 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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