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Distributed computation of graphics primitives on a transputer network

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington, DC], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parallel processing (Electronic computers)

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    StatementGraham K. Ellis.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 100814.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15289315M

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