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BS Mechanical Engr.
PhD CS(AI)
CS Prof (4yr)
Numerous consulting jobs.
15 yr at http://www.pharsight.com
Published book on CS & several articles
4 kids, 2 grand
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P.S. The picture is a Beta-prime distribution. It shows the program speedup factors you can get if you see a problem twice in 2, 3, 4, and 5 samples.


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revised Is there a downside to using AggressiveInlining on simple properties?
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revised Which statement performs best?
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revised Does Refactoring towards Looser Coupling and Smaller Functions affect Speed of Code? (and should I care)
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revised Does Refactoring towards Looser Coupling and Smaller Functions affect Speed of Code? (and should I care)
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revised Premature optimization in deciding how to optimize?
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