This page lists all documents included with the Intel® Math Kernel Library (Intel® MKL) package, provides links to them and outlines the type of information that you can find in each of these documents.
|Document Name||File Name / Path||Type of Information in the Document||Comment|
|Intel MKL Release Notes||Release_Notes.htm||Information about this release and how to use the library
with various compilers. Includes:
||For details about the compiler and linking options, threading, and memory management with Intel MKL, see Intel MKL Technical User Notes document.|
|Getting Started with Intel MKL||Getting_Started.htm||Information on the steps to perform after the installation of the library. Includes:
||For more technical details on Intel MKL, see Intel MKL Technical User Notes document.|
|Intel MKL Reference Manual||mklman.pdf||Contains detailed descriptions of the functions and interfaces for
all library domains:
|For implementation-specific information about
the library, see
Intel MKL Release Notes and
Intel MKL Technical User Notes.
For detailed information on VML and VSL functionality, see VML Notes and VSL Notes documents, respectively.
|Intel MKL Quick Reference||mklqref/index.htm||An abbreviated guide, describing the interfaces to all functions in Intel MKL||For detailed descriptions of functions' arguments and behavior, see the Intel MKL Reference Manual.|
|VML Notes||vmlnotes.htm||A brief discussion of the Vector Math Library (VML) functions with links to performance details of the functions.||For descriptions of VML functions API, see the respective chapter of the Intel MKL Reference Manual.|
|VSL Notes||vslnotes.pdf||A discussion of basic and distribution Random Number Generators used in the Vector Statistical Library (VSL) and their test results.||For descriptions of VSL functions API, see the respective chapter of the Intel MKL Reference Manual.|
|Intel MKL Technical User Notes||mkluse.htm||Discusses inter-language issues, compiler issues, linking options, memory management, and how to set the number of threads used by multithreaded routines.|
|FFTW to Intel MKL Wrappers Technical User Notes for FFTW 2.x||fftw2xmkl_notes.htm||Describes a set of C routines (wrappers) that allow the FFTW interface version 2.x to call Intel MKL discrete Fourier transform interface (DFTI) and instructs on installation of such wrappers.||The wrappers allow for both C and Fortran interfaces.|
|FFTW to Intel MKL Wrappers Technical User Notes for FFTW 3.x||fftw3xmkl_notes.htm||Describes a set of C routines (wrappers) that allow the FFTW interface version 3.x to call Intel MKL discrete Fourier transform interface (DFTI) and instructs on installation of such wrappers.|
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