Intel® MKL Sparse BLAS Overview

Published: 06/26/2012, Last Updated: 06/26/2012

Sparse BLAS routines can be useful to implement iterative methods for solving large sparse systems of equations or eigenvalue problems.

Intel MKL provides Sparse BLAS Level 2 and Level 3 routines with typical (or conventional) interface.

Please find additional details in the overview training material - "Intel MKL Sparse_Blas_overview.pdf" into attachment.

 

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