Arctic: A functional language for real-time control

  title={Arctic: A functional language for real-time control},
  author={Roger B. Dannenberg and Dean Rubine},
  booktitle={LFP '84},
Arctic is a language for the specification and implementation of real-time control systems. Unlike more conventional languages for real-time control, which emphasize concurrency, Arctic is a stateless language in which the relationships between system inputs, outputs and intermediate terms are expressed as operations on time-varying functions. Arctic allows discrete events or conditions to invoke and modify responses asynchronously, but because programs have no state, synchronization problems… CONTINUE READING