computer efficiency

computer efficiency

[kəm′pyüd·ər i′fish·ən·sē]
(computer science)
The ratio of actual operating time to scheduled operating time of a computer.
In time-sharing, the ratio of user time to the sum of user time plus system time.
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Improvement of computer efficiency, development of numerical procedures, and decreased costs have expanded the use of computational simulations in all fields of science and technology.
At AMD, we are designing the hardware and software to take computer efficiency to new heights as demonstrated by the SANAM Supercomputer.
51 petaflops (quadrillion floating-point operations per second) with a computer efficiency ratio of 93.
It's not going to be available any time soon, but a 48- core chip will increase computer efficiency by several factors, and who knows, help them get artificial intelligence too?
The LoTI instrument is used to calculate the level of computer efficiency of an institution.
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The invited lectures review the physical and logical design limits to computer efficiency and investigate the learning rules of interactive robot behavior as a multiple-valued logic synthesis problem.
We already have been able to expand in another sense, thanks to computer efficiency.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Computer labs are notorious for wire-clutter, low computer efficiency and high power usage, but Utah Valley University (UVU) together with Vucci Technology Solutions is working to change that.
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Our development team focused on ways to enhance computer efficiency and this review speaks to the effectiveness of StartUp Manager in accomplishing that goal.
He said, "The Times article means that significant increases in computer efficiency, contrary to the past 30 years, are unlikely to come from hardware improvements after the next generation of chips is launched in 2000.
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