AbsoluteTiming

AbsoluteTiming[expr]

evaluates expr, returning a list of the absolute number of seconds in real time that have elapsed, together with the result obtained.

Details

Examples

Basic Examples  (2)

Get the total time to do a computation:

Timing just reports CPU time used:

AbsoluteTiming takes into account all time, including getting data over the internet if needed:

The second time it is run is faster since the data has been saved for immediate reuse:

Wolfram Research (2003), AbsoluteTiming, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AbsoluteTiming.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2003), AbsoluteTiming, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AbsoluteTiming.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_absolutetiming, author="Wolfram Research", title="{AbsoluteTiming}", year="2003", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AbsoluteTiming.html}", note=[Accessed: 25-October-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_absolutetiming, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={AbsoluteTiming}, year={2003}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AbsoluteTiming.html}, note=[Accessed: 25-October-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2003. "AbsoluteTiming." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AbsoluteTiming.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2003). AbsoluteTiming. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/AbsoluteTiming.html