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represents a kernel available for parallel computing.
  • Kernel objects represent running kernels on a local or remote computer system.
Close all kernels:
Launch copies of the previously running kernels:
Close a particular kernel:
The output form of a kernel object indicates its $KernelID:
Kernel ID values are not necessarily contiguous:
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