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atomic operation

[ə′täm·ik ‚äp·ə′rā·shən]
(computer science)
An operation that cannot be broken up into smaller parts that could be performed by different processors.
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The design includes a highly efficient serial data interface and protocol combined with large, integrated high-performance memory and offload macro functions for statistics, metering and atomic operations.
This is because the atomic operations have to be used on a GPU to ensure correctness.
atomic operations are performed remarkably faster (20x).
Tokyo wants an international seal of approval for the energy-hungry country s nuclear industry to bolster its faltering efforts at reassuring the public it is safe to resume atomic operations.
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This article presents our experience using optimistic synchronization to implement fine-grain atomic operations in the context of a parallelizing compiler for irregular, object-based computations.
Also, it is just as imprecise to assert that the doctrine of intelligible species was "grounded in atomic operations presupposing no intelligence" as it is to assert that there was a "specific dualism between mind and body postulated by Aristotle and his medieval followers," for whom "mind and body are essentially separate entities" which can have some "mutual interaction" (pp.
The reader may refer to [1] for a detailed discussion of atomic operations.
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These enhancements range in scope from data reuse hints, atomic operations, dynamic power adjustment mechanisms, latency tolerance reporting, loose transaction ordering, I/O page faults, BAR resizing and many more extensions in support of platform energy efficiency, software model flexibility and architectural scalability.
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