National Center for Supercomputing Applications


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National Center for Supercomputing Applications

(body, World-Wide Web)
(NCSA) The birthplace of the first version of the Mosaic World-Wide Web browser.

Address: Urbana, IL, USA.

http://ncsa.uiuc.edu/.

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The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) provides computing, data, networking, and visualization resources and services that help scientists and engineers across the country better understand our world.
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For instance, to create the visual sequences used in the current Hayden Planetarium show--"The Search for Life: Are We Alone?" which opened March 2--producers were able to connect the dome via the new high-speed academic network, Internet 2, to a CAVE at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) in Urbana-Champaign, Ill.
Previously she was information coordinator for the scientific computing division at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications.
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The US National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois is to install two IBM Linux clusters to create what it believes to be the academic world's fastest Linux supercomputer.
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois released a program, freely available for download over the Internet, called Mosaic.
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois hosts University and corporate supercomputer research teams distributed around the world.
This was work conducted under the coordination of Creative Visualizations Unlimited, Inc., at the University of Illinois's National Center for Supercomputing Applications, with further renderings at Pixar Animation Studios, Princeton University, University of California, Santa Cruz, and the San Diego Supercomputer Center.
NCSA Mosaic, created by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, is considered the first successful Web browser.
The TeraGrid marries the supercomputing power of eight institutions: the San Diego Supercomputer Center, Texas Advanced Computing Center, University of Chicago-Argonne National Laboratory, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Purdue University, Indiana University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.

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