[R] How much time a process need?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Mon Nov 7 13:27:30 CET 2011

On 07.11.2011 11:09, Alaios wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have finished a large function that takes around 1 day to finish.
> I was using system.time(callmyfunction()) to measure how much time it needed to finish, my problem is that I do not know how to interpret their numbers.
> I was looking to convert these results to something more readably like.
> "This function took 1 Day 2 hours and 35 minutes to complete."
> How I can convert the system.time output to something like that?

system.time() responds in seconds, hence you can apply simple arithmetic 
to get days, hours and minutes.

Uwe Ligges

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