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Subject: Re: [boost] [xpressive] Performance Tuning?
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-30 04:54:45

Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
> Edward Grace skrev:
>>>> 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.
> Well, I normally use a tool like vtune running the code on real data. Do
> you think such a tool is unreliable?

I'd like my benchmarks to be freely verifiable by anyone.
It has to be cross-platform, free and can be bundled with


Joel de Guzman

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