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Single Instruction/Multiple Data

(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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