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Supercomputers: Directions in Technology and Applications

Academy Industry Program, and the Computer Science and Technology board of the National research Council

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ISBN 10: 0309040884 / ISBN 13: 9780309040884
Published by National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 1989
Condition: good Soft cover
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23 cm, 102, wraps, figures, tables, some wear to cover and spine edges. Proceedings of a symposium on supercomputers held at the National Academy of Sciences complex on September 8 and 9, 1988. Bookseller Inventory # 39742

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Title: Supercomputers: Directions in Technology and...

Publisher: National Academy Press, Washington, DC

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition: good

Edition: First? Edition. First? Printing.

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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.

Table of Contents
  • Front Matter
  • Part A: Opening Remarks
  • 1. Welcome
  • 2. Supercomputers: Vital Tool for the Nation
  • 3. Introduction
  • Part B: The Changing Landscape of Supercomputer Technology
  • 4. Exisiting Conditions
  • 5. Toward the Future
  • Part C: Existing Applications of Supercomputers in Industry
  • 6. Deciding to Aquire a Powerful New Research Tool-Supercomputing
  • 7. Using Supercomputing to Transform Thinking about Product Design
  • 8. Achieving a Pioneering Outlook with Supercomputing
  • Part D: Concluding Remarks
  • 9. Summary

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Computer Science and Technology Board, National Research Council, and Academy Industry Program, National Academy of Sciences

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