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Gflops

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A billion floating-point operations per second. See flops.

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Gflops

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A billion floating-point operations per second. See flops.

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GFLOPS

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 8 words.

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Gflops

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 11 words.

A billion floating-point operations per second. See flops.

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Gflops

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 11 words.

A billion floating-point operations per second. See flops.

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flops

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 28 words.

Acronym for floating-point operations per second, a measure of computer power. Hence Mflops (megaflops), Gflops (gigaflops). Note that the s

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Connection Machine

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Trademark A parallel processor, now defunct, in which many processor-memory pairs — small computers — operated simultaneously. Central to the machine was a communication...

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flops

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

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Acronym for floating-point operations per second. A commonly used measure of computer power for very powerful computers (supercomputers,...

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GRAPE-6A: A Single-Card GRAPE-6 for Parallel PC-GRAPE Cluster Systems

Toshiyuki Fukushige, Junichiro Makino and Atsushi Kawai.

in Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Stars. 7745 words.

In this paper, we describe the design and performance of GRAPE-6A, a special-purpose computer for gravitational many-body simulations. It was designed to be used with a PC cluster, in which...

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PROGRAPE-1: A Programmable, Multi-Purpose Computer for Many-Body Simulations

Tsuyoshi Hamada, Toshiyuki Fukushige, Atsushi Kawai and Junichiro Makino.

in Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astrometry and Celestial Mechanics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Stars. 0 words.

We have developed PROGRAPE-1 (PROgrammable GRAPE-1), a programmable multi-purpose computer for many-body simulations. The main difference between PROGRAPE-1 and “traditional” GRAPE systems...

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Efficient heterogeneous execution of Monte Carlo shielding calculations on a Beowulf cluster

David Dewar, Paul Hulse, Andrew Cooper and Nigel Smith.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 2456 words.

Recent work has been done in using a high-performance ‘Beowulf’ cluster computer system for the efficient distribution of Monte Carlo shielding calculations. This has enabled the rapid...

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GRAPE-5: A Special-Purpose Computer for N-Body Simulations

Atsushi Kawai, Toshiyuki Fukushige, Junichiro Makino and Makoto Taiji.

in Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Galaxies; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques. 0 words.

We have developed a special-purpose computer for gravitational many-body simulations, GRAPE-5. GRAPE-5 accelerates the force calculation which dominates the calculation cost of the...

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