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timer

cpu time

Calling Sequence

timer()

Description

Returns the CPU time since the preceding call to timer().

timer has a time precision of 100 nanoseconds.

NOTE: CPU time is the number of processor cycles used for a computation. This is not at all equivalent to real-world time.

CPU time can be used to compare CPU usage between different programs or functions , irrespective of background processes that might slow down the computer.

Examples

timer();A=rand(100,100);timer()

See Also

  • getdate — get date and time information
  • toc — Read the stopwatch timer
  • tic — start a stopwatch timer
  • etime — Elapsed time
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