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Table 4 Dual Core Timings and Computational Speedup for Case 1

From: Increasing the Simulation Performance of Large-Scale Evacuations Using Parallel Computing Techniques Based on Domain Decomposition

No. computers (dual) Time taken (m:s) Max sub-domains per PROCESSOR (MSDPP) Analytical computational
Speedup
(= 20/MSDPP)
Actual computational speedup Real time speedup
1 (1 core) 51:01 20 1 1 0.28
1 (2 cores) 27:32 10 2 1.85 0.52
2 (4 cores) 14:41 5 4 3.47 0.97
3 (6 cores) 11:23 4 5 4.48 1.25
4 (8 cores) 8:58 3 6.67 5.69 1.59
5 (10 cores) 6:39 2 10 7.67 2.15
10 (20 cores) 3:40 1 20 13.9 3.9