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st: Re: RE: Time taken for reshape command
Sorry for missing out those details.
My machine is 2.33GHz, 1GB RAM
I have allocated 32M memory to Stata
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick Cox" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2004 12:07 PM
Subject: st: RE: Time taken for reshape command
> I would have thought that more information
> was needed on your machine set-up and how
> much memory you asked of Stata to assess this.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Subhankar
> > Nayak
> > Sent: 18 May 2004 17:05
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: st: Time taken for reshape command
> > Hello all,
> > The "reshape" command that I am using takes an extremely long
> > time and I am
> > not sure whether this is normal.
> > Let me mention the details.
> > I have 1000 observations and 926 variables.
> > Variable: "ID" takes values from 1 through 1000. (denoting
> > 1000 companies)
> > Variable "Y" is a specific corporate value
> > 924 variables: X1 through X924 denote the 924 past stock prices.
> > I am reshaping it in the long format into 924000 observations and 3
> > variables (ID,Y,X) using
> > reshape long X, i(ID) j(DAYS)
> > This single command takes 10-12 minutes to process.
> > Is this normal?
> > Thanks.
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