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Subject: Re: [boost] [xpressive] Performance Tuning?
From: Edward Grace (ej.grace_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-29 11:28:38

>> I'm clearly going to have to ponder this in some depth. While I've
>> thought about trying to get the maths (statistics) right, I've not
>> really given the nitty gritty of the machine's operation a great
>> deal of
>> thought.
> Well, there you have it. I'd love to have your expertise on statistics

I claim none! I've been trying to learn as I go - perhaps a little
knowledge is a dangerous thing!

> plus Matthias Troyer, et al. test harness be combined in an easy to
> use benchmarking library.

Be careful what you wish for, it might come true... ;-)

> Benchmarking is such a black art :-) !

I totally agree! Like presumably many others, this appeared to me to
be a trivial problem - at first sight. In fact it's anything but
straightforward. I bet there are half a dozen or so PhDs sitting in
this particular dark recess of computing.


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