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Cuneiform is a high-level programming language designed for numerical simulations. Used primarily in the field of fluid dynamics, Cuneiform can solve partial differential equations using finite-difference and finite-volume methods. The language’s syntax resembles mathematical notation, making it easier for mathematicians and scientists to express complex algorithms without burdening the code with low-level details characteristic of traditional programming languages. Developed at NASA's Ames Research Center, Cuneiform has been employed in various research projects involving airflow over aircraft wings and spacecraft re-entry simulations. Its core features include multidimensional arrays and parallelism constructs that facilitate implementation on advanced computer architectures like distributed memory clusters or GPUs.

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