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Re: Bigger array taking less memory than smaller array


Even more disturbing:

In[1]:=
ByteCount[Array[0 &, 200]]
Out[1]=
4024

In[2]:=
ByteCount[Array[0 &, 300]]
Out[2]=
1256

In[3]:=
ByteCount[Array[0 &, 1000]]
Out[3]=
4056

I hope someone can offer an explanation...

Tomas Garza
Mexico City
----- Original Message -----
From: <Sebastien.deMentendeHorne at electrabel.com>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg27245] [mg27210] Bigger array taking less memory than smaller array


> Hi,
>
> This example disturbs me...
>
> In[233]:=
> ByteCount[Array[0 &, {20, 10}]]
>
> Out[233]=
> 4424
>
> In[234]:=
> ByteCount[Array[0 &, {30, 10}]]
>
> Out[234]=
> 1260
>
> Some considerations about this ?
>
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