serial processing

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Noun1.serial processing - sequential processing by two or more processing units
data processing - (computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information
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The promise of combining multi-core, serial processing CPUs with parallel-processing GPUs to maximize compute efficiency is already being seen in the industry, as driven by the Heterogeneous Systems Architecture (HSA) Foundation that counts AMD as a founding member.
Port configuration is 15 to 23 times faster, with order of magnitude improvements in simultaneous connections, connection speed, and serial processing.
This brings us to the crux of our argument: serial processing and parallel processing systems can be thought of as organizational analogs to the types of decisionmaking defined earlier--that is, the constructivist and the ecological approaches.
Brown points to the machining centers to make the point about the SmartCell that they've developed at Comau, which is readily analogous to the transfer line, or a serial processing approach, and the machining center system, or a parallel processing approach.
The findings suggest that AP patients become incapable of processing different elements of the face in parallel and instead "apply a locally restricted, serial processing style, which is particularly inefficient for certain types of information.
What are the impediments to effective serial processing operation in Nigerian Federal University Libraries?
Although serial processing technology is new to enterprise servers, it is not new to the IT industry.
Gold Bump Technologies: A Comparison of Serial Processing (Ball Bumping) and Batch Processing (Plating)"