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Re: long-time calculation

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  • Subject: [mg23625] Re: long-time calculation
  • From: Harald Giese <giese at>
  • Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 02:16:27 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Institut fuer Meereskunde, Universitaet Hamburg
  • References: <8g9nee$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

hov at wrote:

> ...
> Several hours have passed on Celeron-550 64 mb RAM, and the notebook is
> still "Running". Kernel is alive and constantly changes it's allocated
> memory size.
> How can one guess whether this evaluation will take a day or several
> years?

> How can one force it to run faster (maybe, lowering the accuracy)?
> If that matters, the *.nb file is available as:

Hi Yar,

After 2.5 hours on a PII-400MHz Linux box with 1GB RAM, Mathematica 4.0 returned
term9.nb unevaluated.



Harald Giese
Email: giese at
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Institut fuer Meereskunde der Universitaet Hamburg
(Institute of Oceanography of the University of Hamburg)
Troplowitzstrasse 7, D-22529 Hamburg

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