Changes between Version 9 and Version 16 of Ticket #12103


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09/12/15 11:24:47 (5 years ago)
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SimonKing
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  • Ticket #12103

    • Property Status changed from needs_review to needs_work
    • Property Milestone changed from sage-5.11 to sage-6.4
  • Ticket #12103 – Description

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    11Sage has (or will soon have) fairly good implementations of dense matrices over `GF(2)`, over `GF(2^e)` (#9562) and over `GF(p)` (p prime, #4260). However, it uses generic code for dense matrices over `GF(p^n)`, p odd, n>1, `p^n<255`.
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    3 I suggest to use a major modification of `MeatAxe Release 2.2.4` instead of the basic implementation. More on the modifications and the reason for choosing an old release is explained in the comments.
     3The original suggestion was to use a major modification of `MeatAxe Release 2.2.4` instead of the basic implementation. The timings below are with that old version (it is identical with 2.2.3 except for the GPL licence, and 2.2.3 was before 1998).
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     5I now suggest to try and do the same with the latest !MeatAxe release 2.4.24, which is from 2011. There also is an experimental 2.5.0 from 2003, but I think we shouldn't rely on that.
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     7Here is the original ticket description:
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    59This is awfully slow: