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Perspectives on Supercomputing

Science  08 Feb 1985:
Vol. 227, Issue 4687, pp. 591-597
DOI: 10.1126/science.227.4687.591

Abstract

This article provides a brief look at the current status of supercomputers and supercomputing in the United States. It addresses a variety of applications of supercomputers and the characteristics of a large modern supercomputing facility, the radical changes in the design of supercomputers that are impending, and the conditions that are necessary for a conducive climate for the further development and application of supercomputers.

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