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Meaning of SINGLE INSTRUCTION/MULTIPLE DATA

 
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(SIMD) (Or "data parallel") The classification under flynn's taxonomy for a parallel processor where many processing elements (functional units) perform the same operations on different data. There is often a central controller which broadcasts the instruction stream to all the processing elements.

Contrast multiple instruction/multiple data.

 

 

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