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### Re: 100 millions time faster than ODE methods

How can someone even write 150K lines of proper code?
I wrote much more than 150 k code lines :/
Over a period of 20 years.
In general, the number of lines of code/programmer is 20 LOC/week.

For pacemakers, it is one LOC per 3 weeks. A typical pricing library 3-5 million LOC.

In paper-tape/punchcard era

$salary = \alpha LOC + \beta$

The big swingers were those with boxes of punch cards.

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### Re: 100 millions time faster than ODE methods

How can someone even write 150K lines of proper code?
update: the code for the last version was 1,000 lines (1 KLOC). hth Scratch code a factor of 10.
Very clever.

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### Re: 100 millions time faster than ODE methods

It's like learning to play the violin. Ten thousand hours of practice, but then you can rattle through all four seasons in minutes.

But 'ukulele is still better.
What's easier?
1. tuning a ukele?
2. tuning a ANN?
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### Re: 100 millions time faster than ODE methods

Ouch. I think I took the wrong formula to get my salary. It seems more like
$salary = \frac{\alpha}{\beta + loc}$

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### Re: 100 millions time faster than ODE methods

Here's an article claiming only ONE million times faster (in the small letters it takes 1 week to generate training data on 24 cores).

https://arxiv.org/abs/1809.02233

It's all rather superficial and more of a description than an explanation, alas.. It it 90% text.
The detailed algorithm is missing; they can write it is TWO million times faster and I would still believe you.

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E, W., J. Han, and A. Jentzen (2017, June). Deep learning-based numerical methods for highdimensional parabolic partial differential equations and backward stochastic differential equations. ArXiv e-prints.

Is this for real?? Someone with surname "E"???

Seems these are Princeton men.
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