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#2133 in Algorithms

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Rust bindings for M4RI

M4RI is a C library that provides efficient implementations of binary matrix operations. This crate aims to expose those functions to Rust and provides a nice wrapper around matrices, vectors and operations on both.


Martin Albrecht and Gregory Bard. The M4RI Library. https://malb.bitbucket.io/m4ri

See also the references section of the M4RI docs here.

This was written in the context of:

Thom Wiggers. Solving LPN using Large Covering Codes. Master's Thesis Radboud University, 2018.

See also https://thomwiggers.nl/research/msc-thesis/

Optional features

  • serde: Enable serialization
  • M4RI options:
    • m4rm_mul: Use m4rm as multiplication algorithm
    • naive_mul: Use the naive strategy
    • strassen_mul: Use the Strassen algorithm

Windows support

You may currently experience issues trying to build this on Windows. Help would be welcome (See issue #6).


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