block identifier


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block identifier

[′bläk ī′den·tə‚fī·ər]
(computer science)
A means of identifying an area of storage in FORTRAN so that this area may be shared by a program and its subprograms.
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A kernel is executed in a grid of blocks CUDA thread: A CUDA thread is a light process which executes a distinct sequence of the contained code in a kernel and resides in the GPU Block identifier: It is analogous to the thread identifier and identifies the block within a grid.
Imagine the difference between writing a patient name, case number, slide, and block identifier on every slide compared to simply scanning a cassette.