Distributed execution of actor programs

Gul A. Agha, Chris Houck, Rajendra Panwar

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A number of programming language models, including actors, provide inherent concurrency. We are developing high-level language constructs using actors and studying their implementation on multiprocessor architectures. This report describes our experience with programming in actors by means of a specific example of scientific computation. We also discuss work in progress on compilation technology for efficient program execution on multiprocessors.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLanguages and Compilers for Parallel Computing
Subtitle of host publicationLCPC 1991
EditorsBanerjee U, Gelernter D, Nicolau A, Padua D
Place of PublicationBerlin
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-540-47063-2
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-55422-6
StatePublished - 1992

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science


  • Cholesky Decomposition
  • Lower Triangular Matrix
  • Symmetric Positive Definite
  • Concurrent Logic
  • Distribute Memory Architecture


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