[RC5] Stats suggestion

Zorba the Hutt zorbathut at uswest.net
Thu Nov 8 17:44:40 EST 2001


But then all you'd have to do is flush a single block the day before :)

-Zorba

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sergio Ribeiro" <Sribeiro at i2s.pt>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2001 10:35 AM
Subject: [RC5] Stats suggestion


>
>  Hi there,
>
>  I fetch and flush via e-mail once a week. So if I check my stats they'll
be
> static for a week (and my rank goes down) and then (when I submit the
blocks
> of that week) I go up in the ranking. For instance today my stats (as of
> 7-Nov-2001 at 23:59 UTC) are these:
>
> Rank: 22531 (+150)
> Participant: Sergio
> Days: 1268
> Overall Rate: 864.76
> Current Rate: 10,349.06
> Blocks: 352,929
>
> My Block Submission History looks like this:
>
> Date          Blocks
> 7-Nov-2001    3,331
> 31-Oct-2001   6,287
> 22-Oct-2001   7,992
> ...
>
> Since a day has 86400 seconds, the "Current Rate" is computed as
>
>   [Number of blocks submited] * 2^28 / 86400
>
> So mine is 3,331 * 2^28 / 86400 = 10,349.06 KKeys/sec
>
> BUT I worked 7 days to obtain those 3,331 blocks so my "Current Rate"
should
> be:
>
>   3,331 * 2^28 / (7 * 86400) = 1,478.44 KKeys/sec
>
>   ( [Number of blocks submited] * 2^28 ) / ( [days since last flush] *
86400
> )
>
>
> Sometime ago someone in the dnet team said that, for ranking purpose, some
> people kept their blocks to perform a mega-flush.
> I think that if the rank for the day was calculated with this "corrected"
> "Current Rate", it would deny these folks the pleasure of getting it's day
> of glory...
>
> What do you think?
> Is it dificult to do this?
>
>
> Bye,
>
> Sérgio Ribeiro
> Porto - Portugal
>
>
>
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