single instruction stream-multiple data stream

Definitions

General Science

  • noun
    (written as single instruction stream multiple data stream)
    the architecture of a parallel computer, which has a number of arithmetic logic units and data buses with one control unit.

Electronics

  • A computer architecture in which multiple processors simultaneously and independently execute the same instruction set on different sets of data. Its abbreviation is SIMD. Also called single instruction-multiple data stream, or data parallel.
  • acronymSIMD
  • synonymsingle instruction-multiple data stream

Computing

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