Matrix-Multiply Assist Best Practices Guide

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 14 April 2021, updated 15 April 2021

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ISBN-10: 0738459453
ISBN-13: 9780738459455
IBM Form #: REDP-5612-00
(58 pages)

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Authors: Jose Moreira, Puneeth Bhat A H, Satish Kumar Sadasivam


This publication is for software developers who want to understand the Matrix-Mulitply Assist (MMA) function, particularly those writing libraries for high performance computing and machine learning applications.

Table of contents

Matrix multiplication
Matrix-Multiply Assist Architecture
Programming with Matrix-Multiply Assist
Advanced programming concepts
Matrix-Multiply Assist programming with compiler built-ins
List of Matrix-Multiply Assist compiler built-ins
List of Matrix-Multiply Assist instructions in Power ISA v3.1

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