function unit

function unit

[′fəŋk·shən ‚yü·nət]
(computer science)
In computer systems, a device which can store a functional relationship and release it continuously or in increments.
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It was at the hospital that generous Sunday Mercury readers funded a PS250,000 extension to the lung function unit, helping medics treat many more children.
Accelerated Function Unit (AFU) is implemented on FPGA under CAPI
No flowers please, but donations if desired gratefully accepted TOWARDSTHE Lung Function Unit at Y.
The entrance to the new lung function unit at Birmingham Children's Hospital TIM HARLEY.
Furthermore, Eisai has concentrated all functions aimed at possible developments in this field, from biomarker discovery research to companion diagnostics development, into its Biomarker and Personalized Medicine Core Function Unit, and through collaborations with other drug creation units such as its Oncology Product Creation unit, is continuing endeavors toward further realizing personalized medicine.
Wenger was at Great Ormond Street Hospitalalong with Wilshere to help open the Arsenal Lung Function Unit.
And the Arsenal manager revealed today, at the Great Ormond Street Hospital as the club took part in the opening of the new state-of-the-art Lung Function Unit, that he has spoken to Hodgson and come to a compromise over Wilshere's game time.
My sense is that hardware random number generation is a candidate fixed function unit that can be used to accelerate Monte Cario methods.
While there Jake persuaded the team to pledge to raise pounds 500,000 for a new Lung Function Unit at Great Ormond Street.
ARSENAL is supporting Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity throughout the 2009/2010 season, aiming to raise pounds 500,000 towards a new lung function unit for children with difficulties breathing and sleeping.
In the 2000s, the charity has continued to help children via its links with the Childrens Hospital, and recently donated more than PS250,000 to expand the lung function unit.
Each compute engine has its own ALU, including pipelined floating point (FP) and integer (INT) units for math operations, plus a special function unit (SFU) for transcendental operations.