check4MKL: Check for Availability of Intel's Math Kernel Library.

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Majority of the code is borrowed from the Microsoft R Open file. In case MKL can be detected this information will be stored in a separate envrionment, which other function know about. If so, an optimized version of function getGB will be used which used ordinary matrix-objects instead of matrices defined by the Matrix-package. This seems to accelerate computation time for large datasets by up to factor 30.




This function is for internal use only and therefore not exported.


variable 'MKL' in envir "msgEnv" will be set to TRUE/FALSE


Authors of the file in Microsoft R Open, Andre Schuetzenmeister

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