Quantitative Analysis of Memoization

Length: 10 minutes

Description

At a PHL.pm meeting, Walt Mankowski gave a talk about an occasion when the Memoize module didn't work for him---it made his program slower instead of faster. I gave this complementary talk explaining why.


Complete Slides

  1. Quantitative Analysis of Memoization
  2. What's Memoization?
  3. How Long Does it Take?
  4. Cache Hit Rate
  5. Time to Call a Memoized Function
  6. Time Savings
  7. For Example...
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  14. Thank You!

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