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Bug 1712 - Sub-Optimal code for mixed complex*real products
Summary: Sub-Optimal code for mixed complex*real products
Alias: None
Product: Eigen
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core - matrix products (show other bugs)
Version: 3.4 (development)
Hardware: All All
: Normal Performance Problem
Assignee: Nobody
Depends on: 1019
Blocks: 3.x
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Reported: 2019-05-10 16:54 UTC by Christoph Hertzberg
Modified: 2019-12-04 18:38 UTC (History)
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Description Christoph Hertzberg 2019-05-10 16:54:25 UTC
For column-major matrices A*B, with A complex and B real would be equivalent to multiplying two real matrices where A has twice the height. Currently, Eigen is not able to vectorize this properly. Actually, clang is able to auto-vectorize this (for full FMA usage, sometimes this requires -ffast-math):

I guess complex*real could easially be solved by Bug 1019.
But real*complex will require some new logic (essentially, the real matrix would need to have each row duplicated).
Comment 1 Nobody 2019-12-04 18:38:11 UTC
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