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OpenMP* 4.0 may offer important solutions for targeting and vectorization

The upcoming OpenMP 4.0 will be discussed at SC12, and there wil

Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 05/28/2018 - 18:28
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Doctor Fortran in "Source Form Just Wants to be Free"

In the beginning, there was only one source form for FORTRAN (as it was then known) programs. Each statement was exactly 72 characters long - no more, no less.

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Doctor Fortran in "It's a Modern Fortran World"

I recently received a copy of "Numerical Computing with Modern Fortran", by Richard Hanson and Tim Hopkins, and noted how many books on Fortran are being published recently with "Modern Fortran" in

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Doctor Fortran in "The Future of Fortran"

In November 2014, I led a session at SC14 (the event formerly known as “Supercomputing”) titled “The Future of Fortran”.

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Doctor Fortran in "Are We There Yet?"

The Fortran 2015 standard is almost here, for larger values of "almost". The technical content is locked down and, at this point, only minor editorial changes are being allowed.

Authored by Steve Lionel (Ret.) (Blackbelt) Last updated on 05/30/2018 - 07:08
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Doctor Fortran in "DIS, Dat and Doze"

An important milestone in the birth of the new standard revision, Fortran 2018 (formerly Fortran 2015) is upon us! The Draft International Standard (DIS) has been submitted for country balloting.

Authored by Steve Lionel (Ret.) (Blackbelt) Last updated on 05/30/2018 - 07:00