parallel processor


Also found in: Dictionary.

parallel processor

[′par·ə‚lel ′prä‚ses·ər]
(computer science)

parallel processor

(parallel)
A computer with more than one central processing unit, used for parallel processing.
References in periodicals archive ?
Teich, "Massively parallel processor architectures for resource-aware computing," in Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Resource Awareness and Adaptivity in Multi-Core Computing (Racing '14), Paderborn, Germany, May 2014.
The image input for the system is generated by an NVIDIA Quadro FX 4,096 graphics processor, a high-end processor but not the supercomputer or parallel processor used in previous holovideo configurations.
The Red Storm design became the basis for the Cray XT3 massively parallel processor (MPP) supercomputer that has been installed at supercomputing centers around the world.
Of these twelve, the first, "The Brain Is a Parallel Processor," and the twelfth, "Each Brain Is Unique," provide the strongest support for educators' understanding of personalities and learning styles.
J9 developers and engineers are currently testing the Scale Parallel Processor, a multi-million dollar super computer, which the command will use to help combatant commanders experiment and train in urban operations by creating a realistic simulation of the environments in which they conduct future operations.
The eye is a parallel processor. Its retina is an array of rods and cones, which receive and process thousands of concurrent light waves in parallel.
Earlier algorithms have made simplifying assumptions about the task graph representing the program and the model of the parallel processor system [Coffman 1976; Gonzalez Jr.
The radar incorporates the Advanced Radar Airborne Signal Processor (ARASP), which utilises commercial off-the-shelf circuit boards arranged in a massive parallel processor configuration to provide real-time processing of the sensor's output.
She was part of the design team that developed the prototype for the IBM Scalable Parallel Processor, the base machine for Deep Blue.
When complete, Teledesic stands to become the world's largest parallel processor in a technology universe that is spinning control and functionality outward toward end users.
"The parallel processor is the beautiful business engine which can do this at a reasonable cost."
Its massively parallel processor (MPP) and non-sharing architecture allow LibrA to scale out automatically, without service interruption or awareness, even in the face of explosive data growth.

Full browser ?