CS457 - System Performance Evaluation - Winter 2008

Lecture 1 - Introduction

Practical Details

Performance Evaluation


  1. Sometimes we are wrong
  2. Sometimes we want to avoid being wrong

Being Right


  1. Abstract: based on objectives
  2. Design: what to measure
  3. Measure: good measurements produce data
  4. Analyse: data requires objective analysis to produce results
  5. Simulate: results require surface explanations
  6. Model: surface explanations sometimes demand deep explanations

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