Presenting experimental results and comparing with theory
We have prepared an example (in PostScript and
that shows how you
can present experimental results and compare them with theoretical
We want you to use a similar style in your garbage-collection homework.
Some students have reported great difficulty (and a great waste of
time) trying to make Excel produce reasonable graphs.
We recommend using Jgraph
for graphs; our sample graphs are available.
If you compile Jgraph from sources, be sure to set -DLCC
as described in the Makefile. If you do not, you will get
mysterious failures when you try to view Jgraph's output.