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A note on performance profiles for benchmarking software

Gould, N. and Scott, J. (2016) A note on performance profiles for benchmarking software. ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS), 43 (2). 15. ISSN 0098-3500

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1145/2950048

Abstract/Summary

In recent years, performance profiles have become a popular and widely used tool for benchmarking and evaluating the performance of several solvers when run on a large test set. Here we use data from a real application as well as a simple artificial example to illustrate that caution should be exercised when trying to interpret performance profiles to assess the relative performance of the solvers.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Mathematics and Statistics
ID Code:74694
Publisher:ACM

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