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Hands-on: Using C-functions in the heat equation

In this exercise we continue optimising heat equation solver by utilising C-functions.
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In this exercise we utilize C-functions in the heat equation solver.

Continue with the code located under cython/heat-equation.

Reduce the function call overheads by defining proper functions as C-functions. Investigate the effect on performance. You can use applications own timers and/or timeit.

Are some functions more critical to performance than others?

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