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A gentle introduction to parallel computing in R

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Let’s talk about the use and benefits of parallel computation in R. IBM’s Blue Gene/P massively parallel supercomputer (Wikipedia). Parallel computing is a type of computation in which many calculations are carried out simultaneously.” Wikipedia quoting: Gottlieb, Allan; Almasi, George S. (1989). Highly parallel computing The reason we care is: by making the computer work harder (perform many calculations simultaneously)…
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