The Committee on the Future of Supercomputing was tasked to assess prospects for supercomputing technology research and development in support of U.S. needs, to examine key elements of context--the history of supercomputing, the erosion of research investment, the changing nature of problems demanding supercomputing, and the needs of government agencies for supercomputing capabilities--and to assess options for progress. This interim report establishes context--including the history and current state of supercomputing, application requirements, technology evolution, the socioeconomic context--to identify some of the issues that may be explored in more depth in the second phase of the study.
Table of Contents
|2. Supercomputing Past and Present||9-17|
|3. Continuity and Predictability||18-21|
|4. Future Supercomputing and Research||22-27|
|5. The Role of Government in Supercomputing||28-30|
|Appendix A: Committee Member and Staff Biographies||33-42|
|Appendix B: Acronyms||43-44|
|Appendix C: Briefers to the Committee||45-45|
|What Is CSTB?||46-46|
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