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Using S-Check ML Version 3.0



Robert D. Snelick, N V. Drouin, John K. Antonishek, Michael D. Indovina, M M. Courson


S-Check is a tool for detecting performance bottlenecks in programs on computer systems with multiple processors. S-Check automates the techniques of Synthetic Perturbation Screening. Synthetic Perturbation Screening systematically perturbs selected program code segments and determines performance sensitivities of these selected segments by using the statistical techniques of Design of Experiments. The resulting sensitivity analysis serves as a basis for performance evaluations. This document serves as a user's guide for S-Check.
- 5789-1
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artificial delays, computer automation, Design of Experiments (DEX), graphical user interface, parallel programs, performance tool, user's guide


Snelick, R. , Drouin, N. , Antonishek, J. , Indovina, M. and Courson, M. (1998), Using S-Check ML Version 3.0, - 5789-1, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created February 1, 1998, Updated October 16, 2008