HPCCP

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HPCCPHigh Performance Computing and Communications Program
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High Performance Computing and Communications Program (HPCCP), the attention of scientists and engineers worldwide has been focused on the potential of very high performance scientific computing, namely systems hundreds or thousands of times more powerful than those typically available in desktop systems at any given point in time.
In the 1980s, the objectives of federal support for university research were expanded to include international competitiveness, leading to the Human Genome Project, the Manufacturing Initiative, and the High Performance Computing and Communications Program (HPCCP).
Those who sponsor research are beginning to demand that it be connected to some real long-term concern, and not be simply "knowledge for its own sake." The high momentum of this demand is being expressed in the form of national initiatives tied to national concerns, such as the HPCCP, the Human Genome Project, the search for cures to AIDS and Altzheimer's, the Manufacturing Initiative, or the Global Change Initiative.