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The Impact of super computers on experimentation

The Impact of super computers on experimentation

a view from a national laboratory

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Moffett Field, Calif, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

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  • Computer science literature

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    Other titlesView from a national laboratory
    StatementVictor L. Peterson
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 86822
    ContributionsAmes Research Center
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14926964M

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