High Performance Fortran

Computing Dictionary

High Performance Fortran definition

(HPF) A data parallel language extension to Fortran 90 which provides a portable programming interface for a wide variety of target platforms. The original HPF language specification was produced by the High Performance Fortran Forum, a broad consortium of industry and academia, which met regularly throughout 1992 and early 1993. HPF compilers are now available on most commonly-used computing systems, and users are beginning to gain first hand experience with this language. The Forum has continued to meet in order to address advanced topics.
HPF+ at Vienna (http://par.univie.ac.at/hpf+/).
["High Performance Fortran: Status Report", G.L. Steele Jr gls@think.com, SIGPLAN Notices 28(1):1-4 (Jan 1993)].
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for high performance fortran
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing high performance fortran
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature