About using analog computers in today's largest computational challenges

  title={About using analog computers in today's largest computational challenges},
  author={Sven K{\"o}ppel and Bernd Ulmann and Lars Heimann and Dirk Killat},
Abstract. Analog computers can be revived as a feasible technology platform for low precision, energy efficient and fast computing. We justify this statement by measuring the performance of a modern analog computer and comparing it with that of traditional digital processors. General statements are made about the solution of ordinary and partial differential equations. Computational fluid dynamics are discussed as an example of large scale scientific computing applications. Several models are… 

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