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Title: High Performance Object-Oriented Scientific Programming in Fortran 90
Authors: Norton, Charles D.
Decyk, Viktor K.
Szymanski, Boleslaw K.
Issue Date: Jan-1997
Citation: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Abstract: We illustrate how Fortran 90 supports object-oriented concepts by example of plasma particle computations on the IBM SP. Our experience shows that Fortran 90 and object-oriented methodology give high performance while providing a bridge from Fortran 77 legacy codes to modern programming principles. All of our object-oriented Fortran 90 codes execute more quickly thatn the equeivalent C++ versions, yet the abstraction modelling capabilities used for scentific programming are comparably powereful.
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