15 USC 5503 - Definitions

As used in this chapter, the term
(1) Director means the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy;
(2) Grand Challenge means a fundamental problem in science or engineering, with broad economic and scientific impact, whose solution will require the application of high-performance computing resources and multidisciplinary teams of researchers;
(3) high-performance computing means advanced computing, communications, and information technologies, including supercomputer systems, high-capacity and high-speed networks, special purpose and experimental systems, applications and systems software, and the management of large data sets;
(4) Internet means the international computer network of both Federal and non-Federal interoperable data networks;

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(5) Network means a computer network referred to as the National Research and Education Network established under section 5512 of this title;
(6) Program means the National High-Performance Computing Program described in section 5511 of this title; and
(7) Program Component Areas means the major subject areas under which related individual projects and activities carried out under the Program are grouped.