Unformatted text preview: α ≈ 3 ns. The block of entries for m ≥ 2 15 and 2 6 ≤ s ≤ 2 10 indicates that perhaps μ ≈ 18 − 3 = 15 ns. To further understand the results, consult a textbook on computer organiza-tion and the UltraSPARC III Cu User’s Manual at http://www.sun.com/processors/manuals/USIIIv2.pdf . CHALLENGE 3.6. On my machine, the time for ﬂoating-point arithmetic is of the order of the time μ for a cache miss penalty. This is why misses noticeably slow down the execution time for matrix operations. CHALLENGE 3.7. No answer provided. CHALLENGE 3.8. No answer provided....
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