single program/multiple data

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single program/multiple data definition

parallel, architecture
(SPMD) A kind of parallel processing where the same program is run on multiple processors. Every instance of the program knows which part of the computation it should perform and the results of the computation are combined somehow.
(2002-04-21)

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