Supercomputers

Supercomputers Author
ISBN-10 NAP:12389
Release 1989-01-01
Pages 102
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Supercomputers are the ultimate engine of the information age. By generating and processing vast amounts of data with hitherto unparalleled speed, they make new activities in industrial research and product development possible. Supercomputers explores commercial supercomputer applications today as well as those emerging from university laboratories. It outlines trends in the supercomputing technology into the near future, and also contributes to a growing debate on the roles of the public and private sectors in nurturing this vital technology.



The Whale and the Supercomputer

The Whale and the Supercomputer Author Charles Wohlforth
ISBN-10 1429923741
Release 2005-05-04
Pages 336
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In The Whale and the Supercomputer, scientists and natives wrestle with our changing climate in the land where it has hit first--and hardest A traditional Eskimo whale-hunting party races to shore near Barrow, Alaska--their comrades trapped on a floe drifting out to sea--as ice that should be solid this time of year gives way. Elsewhere, a team of scientists transverses the tundra, sleeping in tents, surviving on frozen chocolate, and measuring the snow every ten kilometers in a quest to understand the effects of albedo, the snow's reflective ability to cool the earth beneath it. Climate change isn't an abstraction in the far North. It is a reality that has already dramatically altered daily life, especially that of the native peoples who still live largely off the land and sea. Because nature shows her footprints so plainly here, the region is also a lure for scientists intent on comprehending the complexities of climate change. In this gripping account, Charles Wohlforth follows the two groups as they navigate a radically shifting landscape. The scientists attempt to decipher its smallest elements and to derive from them a set of abstract laws and models. The natives draw on uncannily accurate traditional knowledge, borne of long experience living close to the land. Even as they see the same things-a Native elder watches weather coming through too fast to predict; a climatologist notes an increased frequency of cyclonic systems-the two cultures struggle to reconcile their vastly different ways of comprehending the environment. With grace, clarity, and a sense of adventure, Wohlforth--a lifelong Alaskan--illuminates both ways of seeing a world in flux, and in the process, helps us to navigate a way forward as climate change reaches us all.



Understanding Supercomputing

Understanding Supercomputing Author Editors of Scientific American,
ISBN-10 9780759527454
Release 2002-12-02
Pages 176
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In this book you'll discover what constitutes a 'supercomputer', how the supercomputers of today function, how you can make your own computer into a super machine - through networking - and what tomorrow holds in store for computer usage in terms of hardware, software and everyday applications.



Supercomputer applications

Supercomputer applications Author Ad H. L. Emmen
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B731304
Release 1985
Pages 265
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The Supercomputer Era

The Supercomputer Era Author Sidney Karin
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B165175
Release 1987
Pages 313
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Explores the new supercomputer phenomenon, describes the machines and their applications, and profiles the people currently using them and the people and industries likely to move into supercomputer use



U S supercomputer vulnerability

U S  supercomputer vulnerability Author Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. United States Activities Board. Scientific Supercomputer Subcommittee
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924063308153
Release 1988
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Vector Supercomputers from Japan

Vector Supercomputers from Japan Author
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822023674112
Release 1996
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Supercomputing Research Advances

Supercomputing Research Advances Author Yongge Huáng
ISBN-10 1604561866
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 432
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Supercomputers are used for highly calculation-intensive tasks such as problems involving quantum mechanical physics, weather forecasting, climate research (including research into global warming), molecular modelling (computing the structures and properties of chemical compounds, biological macromolecules, polymers, and crystals), physical simulations (such as simulation of aeroplanes in wind tunnels, simulation of the detonation of nuclear weapons, and research into nuclear fusion), cryptanalysis, and the like. Major universities, military agencies and scientific research laboratories are heavy users. This book presents the latest research in the field from around the world.



An Agenda for Improved Evaluation of Supercomputer Performance

An Agenda for Improved Evaluation of Supercomputer Performance Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Supercomputer Performance and Development
ISBN-10 NAP:10596
Release 1986-01-01
Pages 58
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Parallel Supercomputing in SIMD Architectures

Parallel Supercomputing in SIMD Architectures Author R. Michael Hord
ISBN-10 0849342716
Release 1990-04-30
Pages 400
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Parallel Supercomputing in SIMD Architectures is a survey book providing a thorough review of Single-Instruction-Multiple-Data machines, a type of parallel processing computer that has grown to importance in recent years. It was written to describe this technology in depth including the architectural concept, its history, a variety of hardware implementations, major programming languages, algorithmic methods, representative applications, and an assessment of benefits and drawbacks. Although there are numerous books on parallel processing, this is the first volume devoted entirely to the massively parallel machines of the SIMD class. The reader already familiar with low order parallel processing will discover a different philosophy of parallelism--the data parallel paradigm instead of the more familiar program parallel scheme. The contents are organized into nine chapters, rich with illustrations and tables. The first two provide introduction and background covering fundamental concepts and a description of early SIMD computers. Chapters 3 through 8 each address specific machines from the first SIMD supercomputer (Illiac IV) through several contemporary designs to some example research computers. The final chapter provides commentary and lessons learned. Because the test of any technology is what it can do, diverse applications are incorporated throughout, leading step by step to increasingly ambitious examples. The book is intended for a wide range of readers. Computer professionals will find sufficient detail to incorporate much of this material into their own endeavors. Program managers and applications system designers may find the solution to their requirements for high computational performance at an affordable cost. Scientists and engineers will find sufficient processing speed to make interactive simulation a practical adjunct to theory and experiment. Students will find a case study of an emerging and maturing technology. The general reader is afforded the opportunity to appreciate the power of advanced computing and some of the ramifications of this growing capability.



Supercomputer

Supercomputer Author Edward Packard
ISBN-10 055324678X
Release 1984
Pages 118
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You've won a computer programming contest. Now you're the lucky new owner of a Genecomp Al 32 computer named Conrad. You read the operating instructions carefully and turn on the power. Suddenly Conrad begins to talk. He already knows everything about you! Your new supercomputer is a genius. You can do almost anything with him!



Frontiers of Supercomputing

Frontiers of Supercomputing Author Nicholas Metropolis
ISBN-10 0520051904
Release 1986
Pages 388
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Frontiers of Supercomputing II

Frontiers of Supercomputing II Author Karyn R. Ames
ISBN-10 0520084012
Release 1994
Pages 626
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"Will be welcomed by many communities--academic, federal, and industrial. With new and little-known information on high-performance computing, it is the great compendium describing the last seven years of activities and looking to the future."--Charles Bender, Director, The Ohio Supercomputer Center "A valuable resource and an important contribution to thinking in this area. . . . I am impressed with the scope and coherence of this material, ranging from technical projections to the political context to market and user perspectives on supercomputers and supercomputing."--James G. Glimm, State University of New York at Stonybrook



High performance Computing

High performance Computing Author United States. General Accounting Office
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105127380082
Release 1991
Pages 29
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Fourth International Conference on Supercomputing and Third World Supercomputer Exhibition

Fourth International Conference on Supercomputing and Third World Supercomputer Exhibition Author
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822032366650
Release 1989
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Supercomputing

Supercomputing Author Vladimir Voevodin
ISBN-10 9783319556697
Release 2017-03-09
Pages 370
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second Russian Supercomputing Days, RuSCDays 2016, held in Moscow, Russia, in September 2016. The 28 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 94 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on the present of supercomputing: large tasks solving experience; the future of supercomputing: new technologies.



Supercomputers

Supercomputers Author Architecture Technology Corpor
ISBN-10 9781483296197
Release 2014-06-28
Pages 108
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Please note this is a Short Discount publication. Thoroughly revised and updated, this year's report contains invaluable information investigating the impact of supercomputing technology on data processing in the near term and its influence for the next five years. The information and data in this report are critical in supplying: information on the size of each of the technical computing segments, what percentage of each is comprised of vector and parallel systems now, and what that percentage will be by 1995. For each technical computing segments, the report gives dollar volumes, units shipped, user industries, applications, operating system requirements, vector shares of market and installations. Find out which computing segments and vectors show the greatest promise for growth and profitability. The technical aspects influencing the development of supercomputing architectures and the features driving their user acceptance are analyzed. The report also provides immediate market opportunities by discussing types of applications that will benefit most from supercomputing technology.