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Re: What is the fastest machine for Mathematica?

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  • Subject: [mg13598] Re: What is the fastest machine for Mathematica?
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Aug 1998 03:08:03 -0400
  • Organization: University of Western Australia
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Christian Keysers wrote:

> The calculations involve fitting of gaussians to data set, and take 
> two long at present (2h30min for each data set requiring 16 * 8 fits).

This seems pretty slow.  Instead of a faster machine I would recommend
optimizing the computation.  Perhaps you could post a sample dataset
and the sort of fit you are attempting?

Cheers,
	Paul 

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