Brock Palen and Jeff Squyres speak with Dr. Clint Whaley about ATLAS Automatically Tuned Linear Algebra Software a package of high performance BLAS and LAPACK routines auto-generated for your platform.
Clint Whaley is the founder and main developer of the ATLAS project. He is presently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas in San Antonio. His research topics include empirical optimization, high performance computing, parallel computing, and backend compiler optimization. See: http://www.cs.utsa.edu/~whaley/ for further details.