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Re^3: Triangle Numbers Revisited

by FoxtrotUniform (Prior)
on Oct 14, 2004 at 04:43 UTC ( #399103=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Triangle Numbers Revisited
in thread Triangle Numbers Revisited

The trouble with selecting a single number to benchmark from is that it may favor one method over the other.

Good catch. Another problem I ran into was that the load on my test system was varying (lab machine, someone was logged in remotely doing a bunch of matlab foolery), so I ended up getting quite different "real" time results with the same input... which is probably what a casual reader would check.

It would be interesting to know what kinds of inputs favour whose method, and (ideally) why.

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