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Parallel Computing

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Abstract

Despite five decades of research, parallel computing remains an exotic, frontier technology on the fringes of mainstream computing. Its much-heralded triumph over sequential computing has yet to materialize. This is in spite of the fact that the processing needs of many applications continue to eclipse the capabilities of sequential computing.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mercury Computer System, Inc.ChelmsfordUSA
  2. 2.John Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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