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Supercomputing pp 249-264 | Cite as

Measurements of Problem-Related Performance Parameters

  • Roger W. Hockney
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 62)

Abstract

Measurements are presented of the problem-related performance parameters r ,n 1/2,s 1/2,f 1/2 on the Cray-2, ETA-10, IBM 3090/VF and the INMOS T800 Transputer.

Keywords

Main Memory Vector Length Parallel Section Clock Period Fortran Code 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger W. Hockney
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentReading UniversityReading, Berks.England, UK

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