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AVX Programming – Packed Floating-Point

  • Daniel Kusswurm
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Abstract

The source code examples of the previous chapter elucidated the fundamentals of AVX programming using scalar floating-point arithmetic. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to use the AVX instruction set to perform operations using packed floating-point operands. The chapter begins with three source code examples that demonstrate common packed floating-point operations, including basic arithmetic, data comparisons, and data conversions. The next set of source code examples illustrate how to carry out SIMD computations using floating-point arrays. The final two source code examples explain how to use the AVX instruction set to accelerate matrix transposition and multiplication.

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© Daniel Kusswurm 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Kusswurm
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  1. 1.GenevaUSA

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