The F#.NET Journal just published an article about the SciMark2 benchmark from NIST:
"The SciMark2 benchmark is a suite of numerical algorithms that were originally collated into a benchmark for scientific computing on the Java platform. Porting this benchmark to F# provides an excellent tutorial on the implementation of efficient numerical algorithms and the existing C# implementation of this benchmark can be used for comparison. The results illustrate the strengths and weaknesses of the current F# implementation in terms of performance..."
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