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Third Party Content

Intel® Math Kernel Library (Intel® MKL)
includes content from several 3rd party sources that was originally governed by the licenses referenced below:
  • Portions© Copyright 2001 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
  • Sections on the Linear Algebra PACKage (LAPACK) routines include derivative work portions that have been copyrighted:
    © 1991, 1992, and 1998 by The Numerical Algorithms Group, Ltd.
  • Intel® MKL
    supports LAPACK 3.5 set of computational, driver, auxiliary and utility routines under the following license:
    Copyright © 1992-2011 The University of Tennessee and The University of Tennessee Research Foundation. All rights reserved.
    Copyright © 2000-2011 The University of California Berkeley. All rights reserved.
    Copyright © 2006-2012 The University of Colorado Denver. All rights reserved.
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    The original versions of LAPACK from which that part of
    Intel® MKL
    was derived can be obtained from http://www.netlib.org/lapack/index.html. The authors of LAPACK are E. Anderson, Z. Bai, C. Bischof, S. Blackford, J. Demmel, J. Dongarra, J. Du Croz, A. Greenbaum, S. Hammarling, A. McKenney, and D. Sorensen.
  • The original versions of the Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms (BLAS) from which the respective part of
    Intel® MKL
    was derived can be obtained from http://www.netlib.org/blas/index.html.
  • XBLAS is distributed under the following copyright:
    Copyright © 2008-2009 The University of California Berkeley. All rights reserved.
    Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
    - Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
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  • The original versions of the Basic Linear Algebra Communication Subprograms (BLACS) from which the respective part of
    Intel® MKL
    was derived can be obtained from http://www.netlib.org/blacs/index.html. The authors of BLACS are Jack Dongarra and R. Clint Whaley.
  • The original versions of Scalable LAPACK (ScaLAPACK) from which the respective part of
    Intel® MKL
    was derived can be obtained from http://www.netlib.org/scalapack/index.html. The authors of ScaLAPACK are L. S. Blackford, J. Choi, A. Cleary, E. D'Azevedo, J. Demmel, I. Dhillon, J. Dongarra, S. Hammarling, G. Henry, A. Petitet, K. Stanley, D. Walker, and R. C. Whaley.
  • The original versions of the Parallel Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms (PBLAS) routines from which the respective part of
    Intel® MKL
    was derived can be obtained from http://www.netlib.org/scalapack/html/pblas_qref.html.
  • PARDISO (PARallel DIrect SOlver)* in
    Intel® MKL
    was originally developed by the Department of Computer Science at the University of Basel (http://www.unibas.ch). It can be obtained at http://www.pardiso-project.org.
  • The Extended Eigensolver functionality is based on the Feast solver package and is distributed under the following license:


    Copyright © 2009, The Regents of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
    Developed by E. Polizzi
    All rights reserved.

    Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
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  • Some Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) functions in this release of
    Intel® MKL
    have been generated by the SPIRAL software generation system (http://www.spiral.net/) under license from Carnegie Mellon University. The authors of SPIRAL are Markus Puschel, Jose Moura, Jeremy Johnson, David Padua, Manuela Veloso, Bryan Singer, Jianxin Xiong, Franz Franchetti, Aca Gacic, Yevgen Voronenko, Kang Chen, Robert W. Johnson, and Nick Rizzolo.
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