An assessment of multilisp: Lessons from experience

  title={An assessment of multilisp: Lessons from experience},
  author={Robert H. Halstead},
  journal={International Journal of Parallel Programming},
Multilisp is a parallel programming language derived from the Scheme dialect of Lisp by addition of thefuture construct. It has been implemented on Concert, a 32-processor shared-memory multiprocessor. A statistics-gathering feature of Concert Multilisp producesparallelism profiles showing the number of processors busy with computing or overhead, as a function of time. Experience gained using parallelism profiles and other measurement tools on several application programs has revealed three… CONTINUE READING