speedup
noun Date: 1921 1. acceleration 2. an employer's demand for accelerated output without increased pay

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  • Speedup — (engl. für Beschleunigung) ist ein Begriff aus der Informatik und beschreibt mathematisch den Zusammenhang zwischen der Abarbeitungsgeschwindigkeit auf Ein Prozessor Computern im Verhältnis zu der auf Mehrprozessorsystemen. Definition Der Speedup …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • speedup — [spēd′up΄] n. an increase in speed; esp., an increase in the rate of output, as required by an employer without any increase in pay * * * speed·up (spēdʹŭp ) n. 1. An increase in speed; acceleration. 2. A required acceleration of work or… …   Universalium

  • speedup — index acceleration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • speedup — [spēd′up΄] n. an increase in speed; esp., an increase in the rate of output, as required by an employer without any increase in pay …   English World dictionary

  • Speedup — In parallel computing, speedup refers to how much a parallel algorithm is faster than a corresponding sequential algorithm. Definition Speedup is defined by the following formula::S p = frac{T 1}{T p}where: * p is the number of processors * T 1… …   Wikipedia

  • speedup — speed|up speed up [ˈspi:dʌp] n [C usually singular] an increase in the speed of something or in the rate at which a process happens speedup in ▪ a speedup in population growth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speedup — noun the act of accelerating; increasing the speed • Syn: ↑acceleration, ↑quickening • Ant: ↑deceleration (for: ↑acceleration) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • speedup — noun a) An amount or rate of decrease in time taken. b) The relationship between time taken and number of processors used …   Wiktionary

  • speedup — Synonyms and related words: accelerando, acceleration, aggravation, beefing up, blowing up, blowup, concentration, condensation, consolidation, deepening, drive, enhancement, exacerbation, exaggeration, explosion, getaway, heating up, heightening …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Speedup-Theorem — In der Komplexitätstheorie dienen verschiedene Speedup Theoreme (Beschleunigungssätze) für den Nachweis, dass eine Maschine oder ein Algorithmus um einen gewissen Faktor beschleunigt werden kann, wenn bereits eine andere Maschine oder ein anderer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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