Expo/Computation

PAVILION OF COMPUTATION

The Metacomputer: One from Many

The metacomputer is, simply put, a collection of computers held together by state-of-the-art technology and "balanced" so that, to the individual user, it looks and acts like a single computer.

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National MetaCenter for Computational Science and Engineering

MetaCenter, n.: a coalescence of intellectual and physical resources unlimited by geographical constraint; a synthesis of individual centers that by combining resources creates a new resource greater than the sum of its parts.

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