ArrayFire v3.7.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-02-13 // 9 days ago
  • v3.7.0

    ⚡️ Major Updates

    • ➕ Added the ability to customize the memory manager(Thanks jacobkahn and flashlight) [#2461]
    • ➕ Added 16-bit floating point support for several functions [#2413] [#2587] [#2585] [#2587] [#2583]
    • ➕ Added sumByKey, productByKey, minByKey, maxByKey, allTrueByKey, anyTrueByKey, countByKey [#2254]
    • ➕ Added confidence connected components [#2748]
    • ➕ Added neural network based convolution and gradient functions [#2359]
    • ➕ Added a padding function [#2682]
    • ➕ Added pinverse for pseudo inverse [#2279]
    • ➕ Added support for uniform ranges in approx1 and approx2 functions. [#2297]
    • ➕ Added support to write to preallocated arrays for some functions [#2599] [#2481] [#2328] [#2327]
    • ➕ Added meanvar function [#2258]
    • ➕ Add support for sparse-sparse arithmetic support [#2312]
    • ➕ Added rsqrt function for reciprocal square root [#2500]
    • ➕ Added a lower level af_gemm function for general matrix multiplication [#2481]
    • ➕ Added a function to set the cuBLAS math mode for the CUDA backend [#2584]
    • Separate debug symbols into separate files [#2535]
    • 🖨 Print stacktraces on errors [#2632]
    • 👌 Support move constructor for af::array [#2595]
    • 🔦 Expose events in the public API [#2461]
    • ➕ Add setAxesLabelFormat to format labels on graphs [#2495]

    👌 Improvements

    • 👍 Better error messages for systems with driver or device incompatibilities [#2678] [#2448][#2761]
    • ⚡️ Optimized unified backend function calls [#2695]
    • ⚡️ Optimized anisotropic smoothing [#2713]
    • ⚡️ Optimized canny filter for CUDA and OpenCL [#2727]
    • 👍 Better MKL search script [#2738][#2743][#2745]
    • 👍 Better logging of different submodules in ArrayFire [#2670] [#2669]
    • 👌 Improve documentation [#2665] [#2620] [#2615] [#2639] [#2628] [#2633] [#2622] [#2617] [#2558] [#2326][#2515]
    • ⚡️ Optimized af::array assignment [#2575]
    • ⚡️ Update the k-means example to display the result [#2521]

    🛠 Fixes

    • 🛠 Fix multi-config generators [#2736]
    • 🛠 Fix access errors in canny [#2727]
    • 🛠 Fix segfault in the unified backend if no backends are available [#2720]
    • 🛠 Fix access errors in scan-by-key [#2693]
    • 🛠 Fix sobel operator [#2600]
    • 🛠 Fix an issue with the random number generator and s16 [#2587]
    • 🛠 Fix issue with boolean product reduction [#2544]
    • 🛠 Fix array_proxy move constructor [#2537]
    • 🛠 Fix convolve3 launch configuration [#2519]
    • 🛠 Fix an issue where the fft function modified the input array [#2520]
    • ➕ Added a work around for nvidia-opencl runtime if forge dependencies are missing [#2761]

    Contributions

    Special thanks to our contributors:
    @jacobkahn
    @WilliamTambellini
    @lehins
    @r-barnes
    @gaika
    @ShalokShalom


Previous changes from v3.6.4