What is Intel Math Kernel Library
Intel Math Kernel Library
(MKL) is a highly optimized library of mathematical functions optimized for Intel® processors. It is designed to provide high performance for mathematical calculations and data analysis operations, allowing developers to take full advantage of Intel’s latest processor architectures. Intel MKL is used in a wide variety of scientific and engineering applications such as deep learning, scientific computing, signal processing, image and video processing, statistical analysis, and more.
Intel MKL provides a comprehensive set of functions for linear algebra, fast Fourier transforms, vector math, statistics, optimization, and more. It is available for Windows*, Linux*, and Mac OS* platforms, and includes support for many popular programming languages, including C, C++, Fortran, and Python
The Intel Math Kernel Library provides a high-performance computing library with optimized routines for deep learning, linear algebra, fast Fourier transforms, and vector math.
1. Linear Algebra: Intel MKL provides a comprehensive set of functions for linear algebra, including BLAS, LAPACK, and sparse solvers.
2. Fast Fourier Transforms: Intel MKL contains a variety of FFT functions for 1D, 2D, and 3D transforms.
3. Vector Math: Intel MKL provides vector math functions for vector arithmetic, comparison, and reduction operations.
4. Statistics: Intel MKL provides functions for statistical operations, including mean, variance, and covariance.
5. Optimization: Intel MKL includes a variety of optimization functions, including linear programming, quadratic programming, and nonlinear optimization.
6. Multi-Threaded Performance: Intel MKL is designed to take advantage of multi-threaded performance and can be configured to utilize multiple CPU cores for increased performance.
7. Interoperability: Intel MKL can be used in conjunction with other libraries, such as Intel Integrated Performance Primitives (IPP), Intel Threading Building Blocks (TBB), and OpenMP*.
8. Platform Support: Intel MKL is available for Windows*, Linux*, and Mac OS* platforms and includes support for many popular programming languages.
9. Comprehensive Documentation: Intel MKL includes comprehensive documentation, including reference manuals and tutorials.
10. Intel Support Services: Intel provides technical support for the Intel MKL software.