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function

noun appropriate activity, assignment, business, chore, design, duty, employment, exploitation, mission, munus, occupation, office, officium, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, task, usage, use, utility, work
Associated concepts: discretionary function, executive funccion, government function, judicial function, legislative function, political function, quasi-judicial function

function

verb achieve, act, act effectively, answer a purpose, avail, be effective, be in operation, be useful, carry on, carry out, effectuate, execute, have effect, operate, perform, render a service, run, serve, work
See also: activity, agency, appointment, assignment, business, calling, capacity, charge, demean, duty, employment, execute, job, obligation, occupation, operate, operation, part, perform, position, post, province, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, specialty, sphere, task, trade, use, utility, work
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We used two levels of profiling: library function calls (from the standard C, math and MPI libraries) and operating system calls issued by an MPI program.
Thus, the library interposition technique allows interception of the function calls without the modification or recompilation of the dynamically linked target program.
In order to train the HMM with the Baum-Welch algorithm, we should specify the observation sequence O (the trace containing the function calls from the normal execution of the parallel program).
Finally, it is important to observe that the total number of system calls captured by the LKM is much larger than the number of library function calls captured by the interposition library.
The overhead created by the HMM when monitoring function calls is 3.
The discrepancy in the overhead in our techniques is due to difference in the size of the data streams (there are many more system calls than function calls in a typical application log).
With the AXSys Software suite these complex steps are automatically performed by three simple API function calls with the right argument values," said Ibi Dhilla, Director of Software Development at StarGen.