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Mathematics and Computer Science


Quantifying Program Performance: An Architectural Perspective

Event Start DateThursday, February 14, 2013
Serra Hall, Room 102
Event Start Time1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
CostCost: free

Presented by Saturnino Garcia, PhD, University of San Diego

Audience: Students and Faculty

Lunch will be provided.

In this talk we will examine software performance from a computer architect's perspective. We'll explore what factors dictate a program's execution time and who/what influences each of these factors. We'll also discuss Amdahl's Law, which can guide us while optimizing performance.


ContactMaria Cristina Manabat | | (619)260-4706