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Re: Vectorization question

Pavel Romashkin <promashkin@cmdl.noaa.gov> writes:
> IDL> pavel, a, b, x, iter=10
>        5.6166667
> IDL> craig, a, b, x, iter=10
>        4.7333333
> Just as I expected, Craig's code is more efficient than mine (the magic
> of Histogram!). Good answer to those "when to use a loop" questions.
> IDL 5.3, PowerMac G4-400.

Woohoo!  :-)


[ "Just as expected."  Jeez...  I would argue they are about equally
efficient to first order.  My code is definitely sensitive to the
*distribution* of repeats.  If there is a very wide range in the
number of repeats then my code will be impacted. ]

Craig B. Markwardt, Ph.D.         EMAIL:    craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu
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