The role of graphics super-workstations in a supercomputing environment by E. Levin

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Published by Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science, NASA Ames Research Center, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Moffett Field, Calif.], [Springfield, Va .

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  • Supercomputers.

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Other titlesThe role of graphics super workstations in a supercomputing environment.
StatementE. Levin.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-188852., RIACS technical report -- 89.37., RIACS technical report -- TR 89-37.
ContributionsResearch Institute for Advanced Computer Science (U.S.)
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FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
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