Re: Resolution Time Study

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg108797] Re: Resolution Time Study*From*: Nicola Mingotti <n-no-mingotti at g-spam-mail.com>*Date*: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 05:59:00 -0500 (EST)*References*: <hoq5sv$24e$1@smc.vnet.net>

On 2010-03-29 14:19:43 +0200, olfa said: > Hello Mathematica Community > I've made a strange observation when using Mathematica 7 and > Mathematica 5.1. I thought that Mathematica 7 is more performant than > Mathematica 5.1 but when trying to solve the same system of equations > and inequalities by the function Reduce[] , Mathematica 7 has spent > 4794.03 seconds whereas Mathematica 5.1 has spent 2.437 seconds. > how to explain that? > is the function Timing the same one for the two Mathematica versions? > > Many thanks But really, besides what Timing says, Mathematica 7 is using a couple of seconds or more than an hour to solve it ? bye Nicola