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Different users with different needs.


The traditional library users, who make 500 requests/day to netlib and keep NAG and IMSL in business, have the following priorities:

The HPCC community, on the other hand, which wants to solve the largest, hardest problems as quickly as possible, seems to want

Differing priorities

Different approaches to algorithms and software.

Slide 77 of SIAM Tutorial, Jack Dongarra UT/ORNL. (Updated 01/31/95)