San Diego Supercomputer Center

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) is an organized research unit of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Physically, SDSC is located on the east end of Eleanor Roosevelt College on the campus of UCSD.Founded in 1985, its self-prescribed mission is "developing and using technology to advance science". SDSC is primarily funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and pursues research in the areas of high performance computing, grid computing, computational biology, geoinformatics, computational physics, computational chemistry, data management, scientific visualization, and computer networking.
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  • Visual Maths: A Brief History of CGI

    …, the video of the scenes was mapped digitally, then overlaid frame by frame on to the digitally created surface of the vessel. This was done using a VAX, an early computer, and one of the first capable of processing a million instructions per second (MIPS). It was when it came to rendering the vessel itself though that things got really tricky…

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